[ 479POPEPP4V12 ] VL Polymer Product Design and Engineering 4: Integrated Injection Moulding, Micromechanics and Structure Simulation

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year (*)Kunststofftechnik Zoltan Major 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Polymer Technologies and Science (PTS) 2015W
Objectives To acquire advanced knowledges of the design and dimensioning of characteristic polymeric components for practical engineering applications.
  1. Engineering with Soft Materials, Design and Dimensioning of typical Elastomer Components – Thermoset and Thermoplastic Elastomers
  2. Unfilled Thermoplastics – Pipes and Pressure Vessels, Automotive Parts; crash simulations
  3. Short Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Components – injection molded components, classical and micromechanics based methods
  4. Laminas and Laminates Basic – Stiffness and Strength
  5. Laminates Advanced – Time dependence, residual stress and notch effect
  6. Sandwich and Hybrid Structures
Criteria for evaluation written and oral exam (combined)
Methods lecture slides, selected chapters from related literature
Language English
Study material
  1. A. Daniel and O. Ishai, Engineering Mechanics With Composite Materials, Oxford University Press, 2006
  2. A. Gent; Engineering with Rubbers, How to Design Rubber Components, Hanser, 2010.
  3. A.E. Campo, The Complete Part Design Handbook for injection molding thermoplastics, Hanser, 2006
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment