Introduction of polymer chemistry and their importance and applications in our daily life.
General properties of polymers and macromolecules.
Classification of polymers according to Origin, chemical classification, according to nature of preparation , to shape of polymeric chain, to physico-mechanical properties.
Different reaction mechanisms of polymerization reaction.
Addition polymerization, free radical ,cationic and anionic.
Condensation polymerization reaction mechanism.
Comparison between condensation and addition polymerization.
Chain-transfer to solvent, monomer, polymer, initiator.
Factors affecting the rate and average molecular weight of addition polymerization.
Effect of temperature on polymers, resins.
Practical methods of polymer preparation.
Plastic, fibre and rubber technologies.
Course ID: CHEM 523
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