[ 220NWPCRKTK23 ] KV Rheology of Polymers

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year (*)Kunststofftechnik Milan Kracalik 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Sustainable Polymer Engineering & Circular Economy 2023W
Objectives Students are able to apply the taught subjects in polymer technology practice (relationship with processing and product properties).
Subject Viscosity behavior of different fluid types
Rheological material law
Empirical approximations for the rheological material law
Compounds, fillers and reinforcements
Viscosity of solutions
Die swell and melt fracture
Inlet pressure drops and Bagley correction
Weissenberg-Rabinowitsch correction
Method of representative viscosity
Die equation
Slip flow, wall slip
Rheological basic models and viscoelasticity
Oscillatory rheometry
Rotational rheometer and oscillation experiments
Differential and integral material models
Criteria for evaluation Lab report, final exam
Methods Lecture, measurement with rheometer
Language German
Study material Structure and Rheology of Molten Polymers: From Structure to Flow Behavior and Back Again, John M. Dealy, Daniel J. Read, Ronald G. Larson, 2018
Melt Rheology and its Applications in the Plastics Industry, John M. Dealy , Jian Wang, 2013
Rheology in Plastics Quality Control, John M. Dealy, Peter C. Saucier, 2000
Rheology: Concepts, Methods, and Applications, Alexander Malkin, Avraam Isayev, 2022
Rheology: Principles, Measurements, and Applications, Christopher W. Macosko, 1996
Changing subject? No
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
220CHEMSTRK11: KV Structural Rheology to Polymer Chemistry (2011W-2023S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 45
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority