CBE 525: Macromolecular Hydrodynamics
- Catalog Description:
Observed phenomena in polymeric flow systems. Techniques of viscometry and viscoelastic measurements for polymeric fluids. Rheological models. Analytical solutions to flow problems: non-Newtonian viscosity, linear viscoelasticity, normal stresses, recoil, stress relaxation, etc. Dimensional analysis. Unit operations of the polymer industry: extrusion, blow molding, injection molding, mixing.
- Credits: 3
- Prerequisites: CBE 320 or ME 363 or equivalent or consent of instructor