[ 290OPCH18 ] Subject Organic Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry

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30,5 ECTS Accumulative subject examination B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Chemistry Mario Waser Johannes Kepler University Linz
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Original study plan Bachelor's programme Chemistry and Chemical Technology 2021W
Objectives Education in theoretical and practical foundations of organic chemistry, introduction to polymer chemistry, fundamentals of structural analysis with focus on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy.
Subject Organic Chemistry
Fundamentals of organic chemistry; principles of organic-chemical structures; functional groups; elementary reaction types an their mechanisms; planning and practical execution of single- and multi-step syntheses; elementary natural product chemistry; nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR); molecular spectroscopy and structure elucidation of organic molecules.

Polymer Chemistry
Fundamentals of organic and inorganic polymers; thermoplastics, elastomers, thermosets; chain-growth vs. step-growth polymerisation, poly-condensation, polyaddition; Ziegler-Natta- and metallocen-catalysis; industrial polymerization techniques, reactors, polymerisation kinetics; polymer characterisation; epoxy resins; adhesives.

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