Polymers, Definition and Classification of Plastics – General properties, Thermoplastics, Thermosetting, Engineering &High-performance plastics. Structure of Plastics: Molecules – Crystallinity – Effect of Crystallinity on properties – crosslinked plastics – Determination of Molecular weight – Effect of Molecular weight on processing and properties– Molecular weight distribution. Linear, Branched and cross linked structures in polymers. Glass transition
Introduction- Sources and manufacture of raw materials- basic chemistry- Methods of manufacture-Flow behavior- General properties and applications of Olefin Polymer and Copolymers Vinyl chloride polymers and co-polymers.
Introduction – Sources and manufacture of raw materials –basic chemistry – Methods of manufacture–Flow behavior – General properties and applications of Styrene and Styrene copolymers PMMA.Cellulose polymers.
Introduction- Sources and manufacture of raw materials- basic chemistry- Methods of manufacture-Flow behavior- General properties and applications of Epoxy Plastics, Polyurethane (PU), Silicones.
Bio degradable and Bio Plastics, Principle and Mechanism of Plastics degradation, Natural Biodegradable Polymers – Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers – Water soluble Polymers. Bio plastics types, properties and applications.