[ 220WKVB20 ] Subject Polymer Processing and Product Engineering

Workload Mode of examination Education level Study areas Responsible person Coordinating university
7 ECTS Accumulative subject examination B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year (*)Kunststofftechnik Georg Steinbichler Johannes Kepler University Linz
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Original study plan Bachelor's programme Polymer Engineering and Technologies 2020W
Objectives The elective subject "Polymer Processing and Product Engineering" covers additional practical and theoretical topics/knowledge of numerical analysis and computer-assisted methods, fluid mechanics, material science further aspects and economics.
Physics 1 for Technicians
to be continued

CAD for Plastics Engineering
Use of modern computer tools (CAx-tools) in the product development process, 3D CAD single part modeling (solid modeling), feature techniques, 2D drawing creation, creation of modules, advanced modeling techniques (eg Parametric Design), motion analysis

Introduction to Recycling of Plastics
to be continued

Introduction to Computational Mathematics and Simulation
Introduction to numerical analysis; Fundamentals of the finite element method and its applications in the fields of flow and thermal processes.

Polymeric Materials 2: Polymer additives
Basics in additivation and formulation of polymeric materials.

Basic concepts and methods in the areas of optics, acoustics, and solid state physics.

Computer Aided Manufacturing - CAD-CAM
Aspects of the CAD-CAM link, CNC manufacturing.

Introduction to Innovationmanagement and Marketing
Basic features of the process flow of innovation Mangements, portfolio technology, IP Rights, product life cycle management.

Fluid Dynamics 1
Principles of fluid mechanics of incompressible fluids.

Introduction to Business Administration
Basic concepts of entrepreneurial activity and explaining the business value circuit. Introduction to the essential operational functions: business management, financial management, production management, capacity utilization / Marketing, Information Systems and Management Accounting as well as constitutive framework decisions (choice of the legal form of a company, site selection, content of a business plan).

Materials of Mechatronics
to be continued

Natural Fiber Composites
This course introduces all participants into the topic of processing, development of recipes, fundamentals and correlations of natural fibre reinforced polymers (NFC – Natural Fiber Composites, WPC – Wood Polymer Composites). Also the historical evolution, possible applications and current research topics will be discussed.

Introduction to the chemistry of plastics
Understanding of molecular structure and estimation of reactivity of molecules. Understanding of basic reaction mechanisms.
Subordinated subjects, modules and lectures