[ 220WKVBNFCV15 ] VL Natural Fiber Composites

Es ist eine neuere Version 2019W dieser LV im Curriculum Bachelor's programme Polymer Engineering and Technologies 2019W vorhanden.
Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year (*)Kunststofftechnik N.N. 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Polymer Engineering and Technologies 2015W
Objectives Give an understanding to the following main topics: Material- and process development of “wood/natural fiber – polymer – composites” (WPC/NFC), properties, applications, ecological aspects
Subject Definition of WPC/NFC, standards, history, ecological aspects, development of formulations – choosing of components (matrix polymers, natural fillers, and additives), processing (extrusion, injection moulding, kneader), properties/characterisation, correlations between processing and properties, applications, new research topics
Criteria for evaluation Term paper – presentation
Methods Presentation with ppt, case samples and samples, guidance through pilot plants SP2
Language English (German, if there is common consent)
Study material Sobczak L., Haider A., Lang R.: Polypropylene Composites with Natural Fibers and Wood – Part I: General Mechanical Property Profiles - An Overview, Compos. Sci. Technol, Volume 72, issue 5, 2012
Faruk O., Bledzki A.K., Fink H.P., Sain M.: Biocomposites reinforced with natural fiber: 2000-2010, Progress in Polymer Science, Volume 37, issue 11, 2012 Klyosov A.: Wood-Plastic Composites, John Wiley, 2007
Neitzel M., Mitschang P.: Handbuch Verbundwerkstoffe - Werkstoffe, Verarbeitung, Anwendung, Hanser Verlag, 2004
Rowell R.M.: Handbook of Wood Chemistry and Wood Composites, CRC Press, 2005
Changing subject? No
Further information Two dates: lecture part with discussion and presentation of term papers
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority