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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code CHM872
Subject Title Fundamentals of Polymer Science


Basic concepts, General mechanisms of polymerization reactions- synthesis, kinetics, techniques, Structure- property relationships of polymers. Copolymerization-mechanism-kinetics. Thermodynamics of polymer solutions, Crystal morphologies-Thermal transitions in polymers--Characterization and Testing-Molecular weight determination- Spectroscopy techniques, Thermal properties,

Text Books
  1. F. W. Billmeyer, Textbook of polymer science, 3rd ed., John Wiley & Sons, Asia, New Delhi, 1994.
  2. G. Odian, Principles of Polymerization, 4th ed., Wiley-Interscience, 2004
  3. R. J Young and P. A. Lovell, Introduction to Polymers, 2nd ed., 2004
  1. M. Rubinstein, R.H. Colby, Polymer Physics, Oxford University Press, 2003.
  2. P. Gosh, Polymer Science and Technology, Mc-Graw Hill, 2002.