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Course Description

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ACE1301 Information and Computers
ACE2101 Engineering Mathematics I
The basic concepts of Engineering Mathematics including but not limited to Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE), Laplace transform, and vector calculus are introduced. Their application in various engineering fields is also discussed. As an introductory course for engineering students, more emphasis is placed on the methodologies to solve ODEs and to use vector calculus, rather than theoretical development.
ACE2102 Engineering Mathematics II
The basic concepts of Engineering Mathematics including but not limited to Fourier Analysis, Partial Differential Equations (PDE), and complex analysis are introduced. Their application in various engineering fields is also discussed. As an introductory course for engineering students, more emphasis is placed on the methodologies to solve PDEs and to use complex analysis, rather than theoretical development.
ACE9501 Vertically Integrated Project 1
ACE9502 Vertically Integrated Project 2
ACE9503 Vertically Integrated Project 3
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CHM1021 General Chemistry Ⅰ
‘Chemistry 1 and 2’ are the courses introducing the basic principles of chemistry for undergraduate students majoring chemistry and chemistry-based sciences or engineering. ‘Chemistry 1’ covers the following topics; The components of matter, Stoichiometry, classes of chemical reactions, Properties of gases, Thermochemistry, Quantum theory and atomic structure, Electron configuration and chemical periodicity, Models of chemical bonding, Shapes of molecules, and Theories of covalent bonding.
CHM1022 General Chemistry Ⅱ
‘Chemistry 1 and 2’ are the courses introducing the basic principles of chemistry for undergraduate students majoring chemistry and chemistry-based sciences or engineering. ‘Chemistry 2’ covers the following topics; Intermolecular forces, Properties of solutions, Chemical kinetics, Chemical equilibrium, Acid-base equilibria, Ionic equilibria in aqueous systems, The direction of chemical reactions, and Electrochemistry.
CHM1028 General Chemistry Lab. Ⅰ
‘Chemistry Laboratory 1 and 2’ are the laboratoty courses accompanying ‘Chemistry 1 and 2’ and help students obtain the fundamental skills of chemical experiments and understand the basic principles of chemistry which are covered in ‘Chemistry 1 and 2’ classes. ‘Chemistry Laboratory 1’ is the first part and the following topics will be covered in the course. Stoichiometry, Properties of gases, Thermochemistry, Quantum theory and atomic structure, and Shapes of molecules.
CHM1029 General Chemistry Lab. Ⅱ
Two hours of laboratory per week. ‘Chemistry Laboratory 1 , 2’ are the laboratoty courses accompanying ‘Chemistry 1 , 2’ and help students obtain the fundamental skills of chemical experiments and understand the basic principles of chemistry which are covered in ‘Chemistry 1 , 2’ classes. ‘Chemistry Laboratory 2’ is the second part and the following topics will be covered in the course. Intermolecular forces, Properties of solutions, Chemical kinetics, Chemical equilibrium, and Electrochemistry.
GEB1107 English Communication: Pre-Intermediate
This course is a Pre-intermediate level English course for the 1st year students. It is designed to improve students’ communication skills in English in the academic settings.
GEB1108 English Communication: Intermediate
This course is an intermediate level English course for the 1st year students. It is designed to improve students’ communication skills in English in the academic settings.
GEB1109 English Communication: Advanced
This course is an advance level English course for the 1st year students. It is designed to improve students’ communication skills in English in the academic settings.
GEB1111 Inha Freshman Seminar
This seminar is a required course for all freshmen. It is designed to support a successful transition to campus life and provide an opportunity for freshmen to understand their aptitude and potential, and to set academic and career goals. This course focuses on the university’s philosophy and vision, campus life, curriculum and specific features of chosen academic fields, and provides students with the tools for academic success.
GEB1112 Crossover Course 1: Humanities
The series of crossover courses is planned to offer underclassmen the opportunity to explore other academic fields. This course is designed for science and engineering students with a focus on humanities - history, philosophy, and literature. This course provides students with a better understanding of the human experience and nurtures creative and critical thinking skills.
GEB1114 Crossover Course 3: Economics, Business and Law
The series of crossover courses is planned to offer underclassmen the opportunity to explore other academic fields. This course is open to students across all departments with a focus on economics, business and law. This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to become an active member of society and to participate in a professional community.
GEB1124 Writing and Discussion in the Natural Sciences and Engineering
This class will study basic abilities about reading, speaking, and writing. It also intends to cultivate students as cultured people, who have integrated thought capabilities, to learn practical discussion.
GEB1131 Common Chinese Character
This class will study practical Chinese character to meet present-day needs and to develop knowledge as cultured person.
GEB1201 Practical English : Listening and Speaking
The aim of this English listening and speaking course is to challenge students to consider present-day questions in modern society. Students will have many opportunities to improve all areas of their English language skills on the intermediate level.
GEB1202 Practical English: Reading and Writing
The course aims to give English learners practical knowledge of English to help them to adapt to the real work environment. Handsome knowledge of vocabulary, correct use of English language (grammar), understanding of audio-visual materials as well as reading contents, and the ability to write different types of documents or essays are needed to make the goal a real thing. Besides, it aims to help English learners to function properly and actively in the business world in terms of communication.
GEB1203 Advanced College English
This course is an upper-intermediate level English course for the 2nd year students. It is designed to improve students’ proficiency in English so that they can communicate in English based on what they read on various topics.
MTH1001 Calculus 1
MTH1002 Calculus 2
PHY1001 Physics1
To make students know and understand physics laws, so they can explain observed phenomena and apply their knowledge in everyday life, as well as in their future studies of other subjects related to physics.
PHY1002 Physics2
We learn electricity and magnetism, optics and special relativity.
PHY1004 Physics Lab.2
To allow students to have a better understanding of physical concepts in the fields of physics such as: electricity, magnetism, geometric and wave optics.
PSE1011 Creative Polymer Engineering Design
This topic is a basic engineering design course for the freshmen who have chosen Polymer Science & Engineering as their major subject. In this class, the audience gets to learn the concept of engineering, in particular, polymer engineering and also engineering-based problem solving protocols.
PSE2011 Physical ChemistryⅠ
Topics cover the macroscopic study of gases and liquids and include thermodynamic equilibrium, quantum mechanics, kinetic theory, and statistical mechanics.
PSE2021 Physical Chemistry 2
Topics cover the macroscopic study of gases and liquids and include thermodynamic equilibrium, quantum mechanics, kinetic theory, and statistical mechanics.
PSE2030 Introduction to Polymers
Basic concepts of polymer science and engineering are introduced.
PSE2041 Organic Chemistry 1
Organic chemistry is a chemistry subdiscipline involving the scientific study of the structure, properties, and reactions of organic compounds and organic materials, i.e., matter in its various forms that contain carbon atoms.
PSE2051 Organic Chemistry 2
The concept of functional groups is central in organic chemistry, both as a means to classify structures and for predicting properties. Organic compounds are classified according to functional groups, alcohols, carboxylic acids, amines, etc.
PSE2060 Materials Science
This course explains the fundamental concepts on various material systems of metals, ceramics and polymers. It also introduces the basic principles of materials science and engineering.
PSE2070 Chemical Engineering Calculations
This lecture helps improve the students’ capability in solving the equations of material and energy balances and in searching the relevant data in order to analyze various processes quantitatively.
PSE3011 Polymer Instrumental Analysis(Capstone Design)
This course attempts to discuss the principles of instrumental analyses and various instrumentations for bulk polymers and polymer solutions.
PSE3020 Physical Chemistry of Macromolecules(Capstone Design)
This course discusses the microstructure, conformation and configuration of polymer chains, definition and experimental determination of average molecular weights of polymers, thermodynamics of polymer solutions, phase behavior of polymers, and characteristics of multicomponent polymer systems and biological polymers.
PSE3030 Physical Properties of Polymers(Capstone Design)
With a basic understanding of the molecular motion of polymers this course focuses on the physical properties of polymers including glass-rubber transition behavior, viscoelasticity, rubber-like elasticity, rheological properties, deformation and fracture.
PSE3041 Polymer Laboratory 1(Capstone Design)
This subject provides opportunities for the audience to practice themselves various polymerisation methods including bulk, solution, emulsion and suspension polymerisation methods through experiments in the laboratory. In addition to the addition-type vinyl polymerisation, the audience experiences condensation and ring-opening polymerisation methods to expand the scope of polymer knowledge. Post polymer modifications by chemical reaction methods are also dealt with.
PSE3050 Polymer Rheology(Capstone Design)
To understand a general concept and its applications on polymer rheology, fundamentals of fluid mechanics with background mathematics, phenomena assocaited capillary and rotational rheometers, viscoelastic model, and suspension rheology will be covered.
PSE3060 Polymer Colloid
Physical and chemical characteristics of colloids and polymeric colloids including dispersion characteristics, particle size and shape, electrostatic interaction, equilibrium behavior, adsorption and surfactants will be covered.
PSE3070 Polymer Processing
The course is intended for the engineer who needs to understand the interaction between polymer structure and processing history. The course attempts a more pragmatic approach: minimizing the use of mathematics, while including engineering design strategies and data intended for immediate application in industry.
PSE3081 Polymer Chemistry 1(Capstone Design)
The fundamental principles of polymerization reactions are introduced. Step, chain, ring-opening, and coordination polymerizations and their utility will be described. Stereo-chemical aspects of polymerization reactions and polymers are also discussed.
PSE3090 Polymer Chemistry 2
Modern methods of synthesis and functionalization of polymers in contemporary polymer chemisrty will be discussed.
PSE3100 Surface & Interface Chemistry
This course introduces fundamental concepts of colloids, surface and interfacial phenomena, surfactants, electrical double layers and etc. It also deals with the applications related with surface and interfacial phenomena and the stability of the colloids in various atmospheres.
PSE3110 Chemical Reaction Engineering
This course aims to discuss the analysis of three ideal chemical reactions and their performance. The basics of kinetic concepts are also explained.
PSE3120 Understanding of Organic Reaction Mechanisms
-To understand various organic reactions based on their reaction mechanisms involving electron movement, beyond basic knowledge of introductory organic chemistry -To appreciate modern organic reactions, including radical, organometallic, pericyclic reactions which are not dealt with in introductory organic chemistry, and to think about the possibilities of application in the synthesis of high-performance polymeric materials
PSE3130 Organic Materials Synthesis(Capstone Design)
In this class, the audience learns about basic organic synthesis which is important for the preparation of monomers and functional organic materials. Based on the topic “Understanding of Organic Reaction Mechanisms” given prior to the current subject, the audience gets to have opportunities to appreciate various organic synthetic methods and to apply their synthetic knowledge to the preparation of currently used functional organic materials.
PSE3140 Inorganic Chemistry
Organic materials consist with carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen while inorganic materials are compounds composed without organic elements. In this course, fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry will be covered including structures and bonding of inorganic materials.
PSE3150 Introduction to Programming
This class is an introductory course to computer programming and its application for students majoring in polymer science.
PSE3160 Physical Chemistry 3
“Physical chemistry 3” is an electric course for Juniors offered in Fall semester. This course will develop molecular kinetics in physical chemistry. The specific topics will be molecular motions and chemical reaction dynamics of gases, liquids, and solids.
PSE4010 Polymer Nanocomposite Materials
This course focuses on both fundamental and applied science associated with polymer-based nanocomposites in terms of fabrication, various characteristics and applications, and presents possible directions for further development of high performance nanocomposites.
PSE4020 Polymer Reaction(Capstone Design)
This course discusses various chemical reactions to impart interesting properties by modification of existing polymers.
PSE4040 Capstone Design of Polymer Materials
The course deals with a variety of the polymer design techniques applied for the development of new and improved products in industries.
PSE4051 Capstone Design in Polymer Engineering
This subject provides opportunities for the audience to practice themselves the problem-solving process for polymer-related, technically difficult issues. It is assumed that the audience has acquired basic problem-solving protocols in “Creative Polymer Engineering Design” and studied specialised topics in polymer science and engineering prior to this subject.
PSE4060 Functional Polymers
The design principles of organic advanced materials for photonic, electronic, and nanomedicinal applications will be discussed.
PSE4070 Nanoscale Science and Technology
Based on the knowledge of nanomaterials, this course introduces various aspects and practical applications of nanotechnology; carbon nanomaterials, structural determination of nanostructures, biological nanomaterials, nanoelectronics, and nanofabrication, etc.
PSE4080 Nano-Bio Polymeric Materials(Capstone Design)
Chemistry, structure and applications of biopolymers and biodegradable polymers are discussed. Methods for plastics recycling and environmentally friendly polymers are also covered.
PSE4090 Nanochemistry
The course?explains?basic and fundamental concepts in nanochemistry and nanotechnology, focused on nanomaterials.??It also introduces?their structure and properties of various organic and inorganic nanomaterials and various applications of these materials in the fields of IT, BT and NT.
PSE4100 Petrochemicals and Polymer Synthesis
In this class, students are going to explore basic chemical reactions and synthetic methods which are important for the commercial production of petrochemicals, including bulk polymers and monomers. A considerable portion of class hours will be given to catalytic processes.
PSE4110 Spectral Analysis of Advanced Materials
Data interpretation of the common spectroscopic methods used to characterize polymeric materials is discussed.
PSE4120 Introduction to Solid State Electronics
This class is an introductory course to solid state electronics for students majoring in polymer science.
PSE4131 Polymer Laboratory 2(Capstone Design)
This subject provides opportunities for the audience to practice themselves various polymerisation methods including bulk, solution, emulsion and suspension polymerisation methods through experiments in the laboratory. In addition to the addition-type vinyl polymerisation, the audience experiences condensation and ring-opening polymerisation methods to expand the scope of polymer knowledge. Post polymer modifications by chemical reaction methods are also dealt with.
PSE4140 Polymer Research Seminar
“Polymer Research Seminar” deals with the most recent accomplishments in polymer science, which is intended to give deeper and wider knowledge to the audience. One week lecture is composed of three classes. One hour is used to read one key paper with students. In the following classes, basic information to understand the paper is given by the lecturer, and finally 3 more relevant papers are distributed and discussed among the audience and the lecturer.
PSE9001 Industry Professional Practice 1
PSE9002 Industry Professional Practice 2
PSE9003 Industry Professional Practice 3
PSE9004 Industry Professional Practice 4
PSE9005 Industry Professional Practice 5
PSE9006 Industry Professional Practice 6
PSE9012 Industry Professional Practice
PSE9300 Practical Training
PSE9600 Practical Training 6
PSE9900 Practical Training 9
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