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L16PolymerI145s09 - Lecture 16: Polymer Structure &...

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Lecture 16, spring 2009 ENGR 145, Chemistry of Materials Case Western Reserve University Reading assignment: C&R § 4.3-4.12 Learning objectives: Identify the mer units of common polymers Recognize the various types of isomerism exhibited by polymers • Recognize linearity, branching, cross-linking, and network formation in polymers • Be familiar with the various categories of copolymers From distribution of sizes of the molecules in a polymer sample, be able to compute: Number-average & weight-average molecular weights Degree of polymerization Polydispersity Lecture 16: Polymer Structure & Synthesis I 1
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Lecture 16, spring 2009 ENGR 145, Chemistry of Materials Case Western Reserve University Polymer Structures [C&R § 4.3-4.4] • Polymer: “many mers,” e.g. polyethylene (PE), -(C 2 H 4 ) n - • Mer: single repeat unit of a macromolecule • Monomer: reactant from which a polymer is formed (details later) C&R Fig. 4.1 2
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Lecture 16, spring 2009 ENGR 145, Chemistry of Materials Case Western Reserve University • Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) • Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) • Polypropylene (PP) C&R Fig. 4.2 Polymer Structures [C&R § 4.3-4.4] 3
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Lecture 16, spring 2009 ENGR 145, Chemistry of Materials Case Western Reserve University Let’s Play “Name That Functional Group”! C&R Table 4.3 methyl methyl phenyl ester 4
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Lecture 16, spring 2009 ENGR 145, Chemistry of Materials Case Western Reserve University C&R Table 4.3 Let’s Play “Name That Functional Group”!
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L16PolymerI145s09 - Lecture 16: Polymer Structure &...

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