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Polymers and Polymertechnology
Kunststoffe und Kunststofftechnik

Course 0220637900 in WS 2020/1

General Data

Course Type lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 3 SWS
Organisational Unit Chair of Medical Materials and Implants (Prof. Mela)
Lecturers Stefanie Ficht
Fabian Jodeit
Kilian Müller

Assignment to Modules

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks The lecture "Plastics and plastics technology" teaches the basics of the material class of plastics and its processing methods. The following topics, among others, are covered: • Structural design of plastics • Chemical, physical and rheological properties and their effects on processability • Plastic processing methods (extrusion, injection moulding, compounding and additive manufacturing) and selected special processes • Areas of application of the various plastics • Plastic-compatible construction, moulded part design and toolmaking • Different test methods for plastics analysis • Recycling of plastics • Examples of the application of plastics technology in current research projects at the Chair of Medical Materials and Implants.
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