Overview of the synthesis of polymeric materials. Students study the monomers, prepolymers, and reaction types employed to produce many different polymers used in the plastics industry. These polymers include polyethylene, polopropylene, nylon, polyurethane, epoxy, and polyvinyl chloride, among others. 4 Credits (3 Lecture - 3 Lab) Prerequisite(s): PPT110 or PPT130. Fall Only.