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LSA Course Guide Search Results: UG, GR, Fall 2007, Dept = MACROMOL
 
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Title
Section
Instructor
Term
Credits
Requirements
MACROMOL 410 — Design and Applications of Biomaterials
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Kim,Jinsang; homepage

FA 2007
Credits: 4
Reqs: BS

Biomaterials and their physiological interactions. Materials used in medicine/dentistry: metals, ceramics, polymers, composites, resorbable, smart natural materials. Material response/degradation: mechanical breakdown, corrosion, dissolution, leaching, chemical degradation, wear. Host responses: foreign body reactions, inflammation, wound healing, carcinogenicity, immunogenicity, cytoxicity, infection, local/systematic effects.

Advisory Prerequisite: MATSCIE 220 or 250 or permission of instructor

MACROMOL 412 — Polymeric Materials
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Martin,David C; homepage

FA 2007
Credits: 3

The synthesis, characterization microstructure, rheology, and processing of polymeric materials. Polymers in solution and in the liquid, liquid-crystalline, crystalline, and glassy states. Engineering and design properties including viscoelasticity, yielding, and fracture. Forming and processing methods. Recycling and environmental issues.

Enforced Prerequisites: MATSCIE 220 or 250 with a C- or better, and CHEM 210 with a C- or better; or graduate standing.

MACROMOL 414 — Applied Polymer Processing
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Filisko,Frank E; homepage

FA 2007
Credits: 3

Theory and practice of polymer melt processing. Non-Newtonian flow, extrusion, injection molding, fiber, film, and rubber processing. Kinetics of and structural development during solidification. Physical characterization of microstructure and macroscopic properties. Component manufacturing and recycling issues, compounding and blending.

Enforced Prerequisites: MATSCIE 412 or CHE 412 or MACROMOL 412 (C- or better) or Graduate

Advisory Prerequisite: MSE 412 or equiv.

MACROMOL 512 — Polymer Physics
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Robertson,Richard E; homepage

FA 2007
Credits: 3

Structure and properties of polymers as related to their composition, annealing and mechanical treatments. Topics include creep, stress relaxation, dynamic mechanical properties, viscoelasticity, transitions, fracture, impact response, dielectric properties, permeation, and morphology.

Advisory Prerequisite: Senior or graduate standing in engineering or physical science

MACROMOL 790 — Faculty Activities Research Survey
Section 004, SEM

Instructor: Laine,Richard M; homepage

FA 2007
Credits: 1

This course introduces students to the research activities of MACROMOL faculty with the intent of helping a student to choose his research advisor in the first term.

Advisory Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

MACROMOL 800 — Macromolecular Seminar
Section 004, SEM

Instructor: Laine,Richard M; homepage

FA 2007
Credits: 2

Selected seminar topics in macromolecular science and engineering given by the student.

Advisory Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

MACROMOL 890 — Introduction to Research Techniques
Section 001, IND

FA 2007
Credits: 1 — 8

This course is used for research carried out to earn the Master's Degree.

Advisory Prerequisite: Approval of Graduate committee. Graduate standing.

MACROMOL 990 — Dissertation/Precandidate
Section 001, IND

FA 2007
Credits: 1 — 8

Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate.

Advisory Prerequisite: Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate. Graduate standing.

MACROMOL 995 — Dissertation/Candidate
Section 001, IND

FA 2007
Credits: 8

Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate. N.B. The defense of the dissertation (the final oral examination) must be held under a full term Candidacy enrollment period.

Enforced Prerequisites: Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate

 
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