Plastics in Infrastructure and the Environment
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date_range Starts on May 16, 2022
event_note Ends on July 11, 2022
assignment Level : Advanced
chat_bubble_outline Language : English
date_range Published on March 1, 2021
language Subtitles : English
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Through this course, participants will gain an appreciation of the complexity of issues surrounding polymers in civil and environmental engineering.

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This course requires a basic understanding of chemistry, biology, physics, and willingness to learn new concepts and work with others. Persons who are lacking part of the academic prerequisites can succeed in this course, but will need to put forth additional effort. Must have a basic understanding of chemistry. Above all, a strong work ethic and committed desire to learn are critical for succeeding in this course.



  • Explain the properties of polymer materials.
  • Recognize the performance differences between polymeric materials.
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of polymers for engineering applications.


Andrew Whelton - Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental and Ecological Engineering at Purdue University




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