MSE 404 PC1 - Polymer Characterization

MSE 404 PC1 - Polymer Characterization

Semesters Offered

TitleRubricSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Polymer CharacterizationMSE404PC166886LAB1400 - 1650 M W  124 Ceramics Kiln House Nathan Gabrielson

Official Description

Experiments include direct hands-on investigations or are performed through computational approaches. Laboratory experiences include both fundamental studies as well as investigations on more applied topics. Course Information: 1.5 undergraduate hours. 1.5 graduate hours. May be repeated if topics vary. Prerequisite: MSE 307 and MSE 308 or permission of instructor. Senior standing.

Section Description

Subjects covered in lab include dilute solution viscometry, gel permeation chromatography, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, differential scanning calorimetry, melt rheology, rotational rheometry and gel electrophoresis. Students will gain proficiency in common laboratory techniques as well as experience working in chemical fume hoods and the safe handling of chemical reagents.