Chapter 1

Polymer Mixing

CHAPTER 1 : FUNDAMENTALS OF POLYMER PROCESSING

• Introduction
• Types of material mixing
• Methods of Material Mixing

Chapter 2

Extrusion of Plastics

CHAPTER 2 : EXTRUSION

• Introduction
• Extrusion Properties
• Mechanism of Flow Along an Extrusion Screw
• Flow Analysis
• Aspects of Product Quality
• Twin Screw Extrusion
• Screw and Die Characteristics
• Extrusion-based Processing Methods

Chapter 3

Introduction to Mold Design

CHAPTER 3 : INJECTION MOLDING

• Introduction
• Injection Molding Properties
• Molding Cycle
• Injection Molding Units
• Aspects of Product Quality
• Sprueless Mold
• Injection Molding-based Processing Method
•Designing with Plastics

Chapter 4

Composite - An Introduction

CHAPTER 4 : INTRODUCTION TO COMPOSITE

• Composite Definition
• Types of Composite
• Forms of Reinforcement
• Applications

Chapter 5

Polyesters Resin

CHAPTER 5 : MATRICES

• Unsaturated Polyester Resin
• Epoxy Resin
• Vinylester Resin

Chapter 6

Polymer Composite Manufacturing Processes

CHAPTER 6 : COMPOSITES MANUFACTURING TECHNIQUES

• Hand Lay-up
• Spray Lay-up
• Filament Winding
• Pultrusion
• Resin Transfer Moulding
• Compression Moulding
• Vacuum Bagging

Chapter 7

Construction Analysis

CHAPTER 7 : CONSTRUCTION ANALYSIS

• Weight/Volume fraction Conversion
• Composite Density
• Thickness Calculation