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M E 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
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