Aim and Methods: General Importance of Polymers and Trends. Methods and Investigation Techniques.
General Mechanisms of Deformation and Fracture: Deformation Phenomena and Mechanisms. Crazing. Fracture Phenomena and Mechanisms.
Main Groups of Polymer Materials: Amorphous Polymers. Semicrystalline Polymers. Polymer Blends. Rubber Toughened Polymers. Composites. Nanostructured Polymers. Special Forms and Applications.