MFGEN 355

Plastics Materials and Processing

Manufacturing Engineering Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

Course Description

Understanding plastic materials, properties, and uses. Survey of plastic-manufacturing processes. Designing plastic products and manufacturing systems.

When Taught

Winter

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

3

Other Prerequisites

or instructor's consent.

Title

Materials

Learning Outcome

Students will understand the behavior, properties, and science of plastic materials and use that knowledge to select appropriate materials for a given application or process.

Title

Processes

Learning Outcome

Students will understand a variety of manufacturing processes for plastics and be able to select the appropriate process for a given task, and be able to trouble shoot such processes.

Title

Design

Learning Outcome

Students will understand the design of plastic products and the equipment, tooling, and environment for their economical manufacture.