UE Analysis, formulation and coatings

Degrees incorporating this pedagocial element :


Course outline:

This course covers fundamental and applied aspects related to the formulation of polymer materials and to their application in the field of coatings and composite polymer materials.


Practical work:

Rheological study of physical hydrogels, solid state characterization of semi-crystalline polymers by optical microscopy, thermal characteristics determination of polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), analysis of solid polymer materials (tensile characteristics and resistance impact), analysis of the elasticity and equilibrium swelling of polymer networks, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) of polymer composites.


Skills: Knowledge of formulation of polymers, their characterization, their properties, and applications.

Recommended prerequisite

Prerequisites: Polymers 1 & 2 (M1 Master Program)