[ 290OPCHPOCV18 ] VL Polymer Chemistry

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year Chemistry Oliver Brüggemann 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Chemistry 2018W
Objectives This lecture provides base knowledge of polymer chemistry. The course focuses on the basic syntheses and characteristics of polymers.
Subject Polymers, types of polymerisation reactions, reactors, polymerisation kinetics, polymer characterisation, molecular weight of polymers, viscosity of polymerisation mixtures, heat removal from reactors during polymerisation, data acquisition during polymerisation, polymerisation processes, industrial relevance of polymers
Criteria for evaluation Written examination
  • Lecture
  • Comprehension questions aimed at students during the lecture
Language English
Study material a) Macromolecular Chemistry, Bernd Tieke.
b) An Introduction to Polymer Science, Hans-Georg Elias.
c) Laboratory on Macromolecular materials, Dietrich Braun.
d) Macromolecular Chemistry, Manfred D. Lechner.
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture TCBPCVOPOCH: VO Polymerchemie (2,6 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment