CH3180 – Polymer Kinetic Theory


CH3180 – Polymer Kinetic Theory


Course Content :

Flow phenomena in polymeric liquids.

The chemical nature of polymeric liquids; Non-Newtonian viscosity, normal stress effects, other elastic effects; Material functions for polymeric liquids, shear and shear-free flows.

Basic concepts from probability theory; Events and probabilities; Random variables; Expectations and moments; Joint distributions and independence; Gaussian random variables; General discussion of the random walk; Fokker-Planck equations.