Polymer Technology
Team Careers360, 15 Jan 2013
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About Course

BTech in Polymer Technology deals with the study of processing and manufacturing of polymer based substances for various purposes. A student of the course learns to conceptualize, design, process and use polymer based substances for manufacturing need oriented products. With a rise in hype about ill-effects attached to use of polymer materials, there is a need for well informed graduates who can come up with advanced ideas of processing polymers and hence reduce the ill-effect due to the same.

As a part of the curriculum, students get hands-on experience on computer aided plant design, polymerization engineering, fabrication and processing of polymers.

Whereas, on the one hand, use of polymers is indispensable, on the other, there is fight for sustainable development and conservation of environment. It becomes very important here to have skilled people who can rationalize the effects and at the same time help organisations make profit through use of polymers and its products as there is a huge demand for the same too.

Core Subjects

  • Chemical Thermodynamics

  • Dynamics of Chemical Processes

  • Electrodics

  • Polymers

  • Water

  • Statics of Particles

  • Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies

  • Properties of Surfaces and Solids

  • Dynamics of Particles

  • Friction

  • Elements of Rigid Body Dynamics

  • Matrices

  • Functions of Several Variables

  • Ordinary Differential Equations

  • Acoustics

  • Geometrical Applications of Differential Calculus

  • Heat and Thermodynamics

  • Laser and Fibre Optics

  • Three dimensional analytical geometry

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The candidate should have studied physics, chemistry, and mathematics at the higher secondary level. Candidates with degree holders in polymer technology can go beyond to study and make specialization at postgraduate level.

Job Profiles

Polymer engineers can find work in various industries as quality control inspectors, technologists, polymer specialists etc. Several opportunities exist in the field of research and development. Some of the job profiles for Polymer engineers are as follows

  • Research

  • Facility manage

  • Polymer specialists

  • Testing technologist

  • Production engineers

  • Marketing executives

  • Materials technologist

  • Quality control specialist

  • Development technologist.

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Engineers can find job opportunities in the petroleum and natural gas sector such as in the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), petrochemicals, and engineering plants.

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