Courses Code: CHM 301
Course Title: POLYMER CHEMISTRY AND RUBBER TECHNOLOGY
Number of unit : 2 Units
Office Lecturer: College of Natural Science, Department of Chemistry
The nature of Polymer. Nomenclature. Outline of sources of raw material for polymers; Polymerization process, condensation and chain polymerization. Solubility and solution. Properties, Polymers Structure and Properties. Fibre forming polymers. Introduction to rubber chemistry. Properties of commercial polymer – hydrocarbon plastic and elastomers.