[ 480BIPTCP1P18 ] PR Characterization and Testing of Polymers 1 - MPT

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3,5 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year (*)Kunststofftechnik Gernot M. Wallner 3 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Management in Polymer Technologies (MPT) 2018W
Objectives Know-how in testing and characterization of polymeric materials:

  • Practical experience on testing machines
  • Competencies in data reduction and evaluation

Know-how in the field of polymeric materials:

  • Structure/property relationships

Know-how in scientific-technical reporting:

  • Competencies in presentation and discussion of experimental results
Subject Polymeric Materials and Testing
Criteria for evaluation Practical work (30%):

  • Engagement
  • Discussion (of results) and interview

Presentation (30%):

  • Engagement
  • Quality of slides, oral presentation and discussion

Written exams to repetitorium and lab units (40%)

  • Thermo-analysis
  • Dynamic-mechanical analyis
  • Infrared spectroscopy
  • Optical microscopy
  • Tensile testing
  • Impact testing
Language English
Study material
  • PM1 script
  • Introduction at the beginning of the lab course
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture 480BIPTCP1P11: PR Characterization and Testing of Polymers 1 - MPT (2,9 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 10
Assignment procedure Direct assignment