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CHEM 116 Chemistry of Advanced Textile Fibers


The course focuses on the chemical composition, intermolecular and intramolecular interactions, micro and macro structure of natural and manufactured fibers, highlighting scientific principles involved in the making, use, and postconsumer life of these fibers. Basic examples of natural fibers, such as cotton, wool, silk, bast-fibers, and relevant examples of manufactured fibers, such as polyester, nylon, rayon, azlon are investigated. Additionally, the course introduces students to recent developments in the field of advanced and functional fibers, and to the environmental impact of fiber production and use.

Repeatable: N
SC
Minimum Credits 3 Maximum Credits 3





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