Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020


CHBE 603 002 (CRN: 24431)


Long Title: RHEOLOGY
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engr
Instructor: Pasquali, Matteo
Meeting: 1:00PM - 2:15PM TR KCK 105 (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
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: 19
Section Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 28-FEB-2024 7:44AM
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.