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MAT_SCI 445: Special Topics in High Polymer Science

Quarter Offered

Fall : MW 4:00-5:20 ; Olvera

Prerequisites

Mat Sci 332 or equivalent, or permission of instructor

Description

The goal of this course is to analyze the physical properties of complex macromolecular systems. We will discuss statistical mechanics and thermodynamics of polymers in various environments, gels, lipid membranes, copolymers and polyelectrolyte solutions.

Textbook: Textbook: "Introduction to Polymer Physics" by Masao Doi, 1996, Clarendon Press, Oxford. ISBN: 9780198517894