Introduction to Plastics

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
PLA
110
2
0
0
2
Prerequisite:

None

Corequisite:

None

This course introduces the plastics processing industry, including thermoplastics and thermosets. Emphasis is placed on the description, classification, and properties of common plastics and processes and current trends in the industry. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the differences between thermoplastics and thermosets and recognize the basics of the different plastic processes.