Polymer Chemistry

CHEM 539

This course provides the fundamental bases for understanding and comprehending the basic principles associated with the synthesis of polymers using a number of traditional and contemporary polymerization techniques with an emphasis on the mechanisms, kinetics, stereochemistry and resulting properties of the polymers. Students are expected to have a strong foundation in mathematics, physics and chemistry. Recommended prerequisites: Organic Chemistry, Thermodynamics


Prerequisite: Chemistry 202D, 301, 310, or graduate student standing

Curriculum Codes
  • NS
Typically Offered
Spring Only