MOL-42257 Elastomers, 5 cr

Person responsible

Minna Poikelispää


Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
MOL-42257 2019-01 1 - 2 Minna Poikelispää
Passed examination and exercixes (laboratory work, report and presentation)

Learning Outcomes

After finishing the course, the student understands the structure of elastomers and its influence on the properties. The student is able to describe the roles of various components in a rubber compound and understands the working principle of reinforcing fillers. In addition, the student understands the physics behind the rubber elasticity.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. The structure, properties and applications of elastomeric materials      
2. Various components and their roles in rubber compounds      
3. Rubber elasticity, rheological and dynamic properties of rubber.     
4. Network formation and correlation with properties.     


Course Mandatory/Advisable Description
MOL-11240 Polymeerifysiikka Mandatory    
MOL-12230 Polymeeripohjaisten materiaalien valmistusmenetelmät Advisable    

Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
MOL-42257 Elastomers, 5 cr MOL-42256 Elastomers, 3 cr  

Updated by: Laine Marja-Liisa, 06.03.2019