Polymers
introduction
structure
mechanical properties
deformation

Introduction

By the end of this tutorial, you should have an understanding of:

  • The different types of polymers and their applications
  • The structure of the different types of polymers
  • How polymer structure influences polymer mechanical properties
  • Deformation of polymers

Polyethylene, epoxies, rubber, cellulose and protein are all different types of polymers.

 

A picture of a polymer molecule

 

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