Nanopolymers and Nano-composites (2163902)  

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
INTRODUCTION OF POLYMERS
Importance of polymers: Basic concept-Classification of polymers on the basis of microstructures, macrostructures and applications- Chain Structure and configuration. Homo and heteropolymers - Copolymers-Chemistry of polymerization.Properties : Glass transition temperature (Tg) and melting point (Tm) – Factors affecting Tg and Tm, Importance of Tg. Molecular weights and degree of polymerization- Reactions and kinetics of polymerization
10
20 %
2
POLYMERIC NANOSTRUCTURES
The formation of ordered polymer structures at interfaces- Block copolymers for ordered polymeric nanostructures- Surface micelles and surface induced
Nano patterns- Surface nano and microstructuring with organometallic polymers
10
20 %
3
NANOCOMPOSITES
Polymer/ clay nanocomposites- polypropylene layered silicate nanocomposites biodegradable polymer/layered silicate nanocomposites - poly(ethylacrylate)/bentonitenanocomposites- poly(butylene terephthlate) BT) based nanocomposites - polymer/calcium carbonate nanocomposites
10
20 %
4
METAL MATRIX NANOCOMPOSITES
Metal-containing polymers: cryochemical synthesis, structure, and physicochemical properties-nanostructured polymeric nano reactors for metal nanoparticle formation- optical extinction of metal nanoparticles synthesized in polymer by ion implantation-optically anisotropic metal polymer
10
20 %
5
CERAMIC MATRIX NANOCOMPOSITES
Nanophase ceramic composites- Processing- microstructural control of metal reinforced ceramic matrix nanocomposites- Machinable nanocomposite ceramics. Silicon nitride and silicon carbide based ceramics- Functionally graded ceramics clay nanocomposites.
10
20 %