Plastics technology

Structure Type: Course
Code: KC23CK50021
Type: Elective
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Pajula, Jukka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
KOTU-2013KOTU   3 autumn   3.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  
KOTU-2014KOTU   3 autumn   3.0   2016-08-01   2016-12-31  
KOTU-2015KOTU   2 autumn   3.0   2016-08-01   2016-12-31  
KOTU-2016KOTU   2 autumn   3.0   2017-08-01   2017-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will
- understand the basic concepts of polymer chemistry.
- be familiar with the more common engineering plastics.
- know the technical characteristics of plastics and the areas of application.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course 81 h, scheduled studies 40 and autonomomous studies 41 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


- Structure of plastics
- Physical and mechanical characteristics of plastics
- Manufacturing, machining and bonding plastics
- Areas of application

Recommended or Required Reading

To be announced at the beginning of the course.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises, seminar work and independent study

Assessment Criteria

Grading will be announced during the course.

Assessment Methods

Written examination, seminar work and laboratory work