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Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

To give knowledge of the spectrum of different materials and to be aware of the possibilities for manufacturing a big variety of products using polymer materials

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able -to define the material for well known polymer products -to evaluate products for their material requirements -search and evaluate information on materials and their product applications

Course contents

-chemical and physical properties of polymers -comparison between different material applications

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Polymer Chemistry

Previous course names

None

Additional information

None

Recommended or required reading

All material will be distributed in class.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 5 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 15 hours
  • Practical exercises - 15 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 38 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Teacher

  • Andersson Mirja
  • Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Examiner

Andersson Mirja

Home page of the course

https://elearning.arcada.fi/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Week themes, follow itslearning regularly

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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