Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2019


CHBE 603 001 (CRN: 26284)


Long Title: RHEOLOGY
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engr
Instructor: MacKintosh, Frederick C.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 2:15PM TR BRC 286 (7-JAN-2019 - 19-APR-2019) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Section Max Enrollment: 29
Section Enrolled: 11
Enrollment data as of: 28-JUN-2022 6:42AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
Description: Calculus and time derivatives of directed quantities. Elastic solid, Newtonian liquid. Shear and extensional flows. Linear viscoelasticity. Non-linear viscoelasticity: rate- and time-dependent shear and extensional viscosity, normal stresses in shear. Elementary theories of non-linear viscoelastic behavior. Isotropy, objectivity, frame-indifference. Shear and extensional rheometry. Special topics: thermodynamics of microstructured materials; fine-grained theories of polymer dynamics; computational rheology.