(2-2) 3 Cr. Hrs.
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An introduction to plastic and composite materials used in industry. Emphasis is placed on chemical, physical and mechanical properties of thermoplastic, thermosetting plastics and matrix reinforced composites. Topics covered in the course include the nature of polymeric materials, reinforcements, coatings and adhesives. Industrial forming techniques and applications are also examined.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: