Nov 22, 2018  
Fitchburg State University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PLAS 3061 - Engineering Thermoplastics

3 cr. Offered through GCE.

In this course, you will learn the history behind the major polymer families and their commercial significance in today’s marketplace. This course emphasizes the basic chemical structure, typical properties, specific specialty grades, typical pricing, and market application. Other areas of importance include how these materials interact with the rules of plastic part design, and how fillers, reinforcements, and other additives enhance specific properties in polymers.


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