Course Information

TuTh 11:10 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

January 14 - April 24, 2014

Location: CHEM 2104

Instructor: Karen L. Wooley, Ph.D., W. T. Doherty-Welch Chair in Chemistry & Professor in Chemical Engineering, University Distinguished Professor

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Room 1422 Chemistry

(979) 845-4077


CHEM 228 and CHEM 315, or equivalents


Hiemenz, P. C.; Lodge, T. P. Polymer Chemistry, 2nd Edition; CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group: Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2007


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Course Description

Polymer Chemistry. Credit 3. Mechanisms of polymerization reactions of monomers and molecular weight distributions of products; principles, limitations and advantages of most important methods of molecular weight determination; relationship of physical
properties to structure and composition; correlations of applications with chemical