MSE 412 Polymeric Materials
Instructor: Prof. Richard E. Robertson
2146B H.H. Dow Bldg.
Phone: 734-763-9867
e-mail: rer@umich.edu
Web site: https:/ctools.umich.edu/portal
Text:
R. J. Young and P. A. Lovell, Introduction to Polymers, 3rd ed., CRC press, 20
MSE 412
Final Exam
December 21, 2011
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Please read the questions carefully.
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MSE 412
Final Exam
December 18, 2009
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MSE 412
Final Exam
December 20, 2010
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Problems
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pairs mentioned in class:
Polyphenylene oxide polystyrene
Polystyrene poly(vinyl methyl ether)
PMMA poly(vinylidene fluoride)
PVC poly(
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Problem 3/2
Consider a solution of polystyrene in toluene. The segments (repeating monomer units) in
polystyrene are similar enough in size and interaction to be a regular solution, if not an ideal
solution, were the segments not bonded toge
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COURSE POLICIES
Grading Distribution
Exam 1
Exam 2
Final Exam
Homework
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Exams 1 and 2 will cover only portions of the course, about one-third of the course each.
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This week we explored the definition of a polymer in terms of properties.
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