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The course will provide an introduction to the chemical and physical properties of polymers. Special emphasis will be given to the molecular origin of viscosity, elasticity, the glass state, the semi-crystalline state, and electrical conduction in polymers. The course will include hands on experience in demonstrations and experiments involving macromolecules. Scientific calculator, laboratory notebook, and safety goggles are required.