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Polymer Chemistry for Energy Science

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Term 2020/Second semester
Number of Credits 2 credits
Target Year Master's students
Target Student Graduate
Language English
Day/Period Mon.2
Instructor(s)
  • Graduate School of Energy Science, Assistant Professor OKAZAKI YUTAKA
Outline and Purpose of the Course This course will focus on polymer chemistry, which is an essential subject to design and characterize the organic-, inorganic-, and/or their composite-materials in relation to energy science.
Course Goals To understand the basic concepts and theories of polymer chemistry, which is an essential subject to design and characterize the organic-, inorganic-, and/or their composite-materials in relation to energy science.
Schedule and Contents In principal, the course will be offered as the following plan. However, it may change the order or the number of times for each theme depending on the progressive of the course.
(1) What is “Polymers”?
(2) Basic properties of polymers
(3) Polymer synthesis, degradation, and recycle
(4) Thermal and mechanical properties
(5) Electrical properties
(6) Optical and photonic properties
(7) Supramolecular polymers
(8) Polymer gels
(9) Inorganic polymers
(10) Carbon materials
(11) Biopolymers
(12) Polymers for solar cells
(13) Polymers for fuel cells
(14) Polymers for vehicles
(15) Polymers for LEDs
Grading Policy Evaluation will be based on oral presentation and reports (80 points) and class performance (20 points). Oral presentation and reports will be assessed on the basis of achievement level for course goals. Evaluation for class performance includes attendance and active participation.
Prerequisites None
Preparation and Review Depending on the progressive of the course, attendees will conduct a research and consider their assigned parts.