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CHEMICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING
Course unit
MATERIALS SCIENCE, CHEMISTRY
INL1001983, A.A. 2015/16

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Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
CHEMICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING
IN1840, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2015/16
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination MATERIALS SCIENCE, CHEMISTRY
Website of the academic structure http://www.icm.dii.unipd.it
Department of reference Department of Industrial Engineering
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/dii/course/view.php?idnumber=2015-IN1840-000ZZ-2013-INL1001983-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge GIOVANNA BRUSATIN ING-IND/22

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ING-IND/22 Science and Technology of Materials 9.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 72 153.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/09/2016
End of activities 28/01/2016

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
5 A.A. 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 BRUSATIN GIOVANNA (Presidente)
BIASETTO LISA (Membro Effettivo)
PANDINI STEFANO (Membro Effettivo)
4 A.A. 2016/17 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 BRUSATIN GIOVANNA (Presidente)
MARTUCCI ALESSANDRO (Membro Effettivo)
DELLA GIUSTINA GIOIA (Supplente)
3 A.A. 2015/16 01/10/2015 30/11/2016 BRUSATIN GIOVANNA (Presidente)
BIASETTO LISA (Membro Effettivo)
BERNARDO ENRICO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Materials Science, Chemistry
Target skills and knowledge: The course aim at providing knowledge and competence on:

- polymers and elastomers synthesis methods
- structural properties of polymers and elastomers
- polymers, elastomers an polymeric fibers properties with particular reference to mechanical properties
- different types of polymers and elastomers and their applications
- characteristics and processing of polymer nanocomposites
Examination methods: Written evaluation
Assessment criteria: Acquisition of basic concepts and ability to apply them.
Course unit contents: Definition of Plastics and Polymers – History of Plastics - Plastics Industry

How polymers are made: Step and Chain Reaction Polymerisations.
Excercises.
Free radical vinyl polymerization; Ionic polymerization; Coordination polymerization.
Step Polymerisations: non vinyl polymers. Free radical and step growth polymerization processes.
Ring opening polymerization.
Formaldehyde based polymers.
Industrial methods of polymerization.
Polymers molecular weights. Excercises.
Additives.
POLYMERS STRUCTURES: macromolecular structures, conformations, configurations, bonds and interactions, molecular weights and entanglements.
POLYMERS MORPHOLOGIES: amorphous polymers, glass transition, free volume, semi-cristalline polymers, elastomers structures, Polymers solutions, blend and alloys and IPN.
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF POLYMERS: general considerations, stress-strain curves, linear visco-elasticity, Visco-elasticità lineare, Boltzmann superposition principle, Dynamic mechanical properties, Time-temperature correspondence, Deformation of Elastomers, Fibers mechanical properties, Shear yielding and crazing, fracture.
Excercises.
POLYMERIC MATERIALS: Commodity plastics, Engineering plastics, High performance, Thermosets, Elastomers
NANO COMPOSITES
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures and experimental laboratory.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Lecture notes. Slides of the course available from the moodle platform of DII.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • R.J. Crawford, Plastics Engineering. --: Plastics Engineering, --. Cerca nel catalogo
  • P.C. Painter, M.M. Coleman, Fundamentals of Polymer Science. --: CRC Press, --. Cerca nel catalogo