Nano Polymer Technology (Dept Elec - III) (2182309)  

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
INTRODUCTION:
What is Nanotechnology? Importance of length scale, meaning of NANO, uniqueness of nano structured materials, polymer nanomaterials.
5
10 %
2
OVERVIEW OF NANO PARTICLES:
Different types of Nanoparticles: Montmorillonite nanoclays, Carbon Nanofibers,POSS[polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane] , Carbon Nanotubes,Nanosilica,Nanoaluminium oxide,nanotitanium oxide,etc.
7
10 %
3
SELECTION OF RESIN MATRIX AND NANOPARTICLES FOR APPLICATIONS:
Characteristics of Polymer nanostructures materials., Polymer Matrices : Thermoplastic based nanocomposites, Thermoste based nano composites,Elastomer based nano composites
8
15 %
4
PROCESSING OF NANOMATERIALS
synthesis methods, Solution Intercalation, Melt Intercalation: Thermoplastic nanocoposites, Elastomer Nanocomposites, Roll Milling, Emulsion polymerization, InSitu polymerization, High shear mixing,etc
10
15 %
5
CHARATERIZATION OF POLYMER NANOMATERIALS:
characterization methods, Xray Diffraction, TEM[TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY], EDS[ Energy dispersive Xray spectroscopy] , Small Angle XRAY Scattering[SAXS] , The Cone Calorimeter[CC], The Mass Loss Calorimeter[ MLC]
8
15 %
6
PROPERTIES OF POLYMER NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS :
Materials properties, Thermoplastic and Thermoset Nanocomposites, Elastomer nano composites, TPO nanocomposites
7
15 %
7
APPLICATIONS:
High temperature applications : fire retardant , flame retardant nanocomposite applications, Thermoset nanocomposites for rocket ablative materials, nanomodified carbon-carbon composites, Nanocomposites for carbon fiber reinforced polymer matrix composites, Themoplastic Elastomer nanocomposites for propulsion systems
7
20 %