Polymers in Art and Conservation
Prerequisites: Formal acceptance into the Art Conservation Department; co-requisite with CNS 611 The chemistry and physics of polymers used to create and treat works of art. Nomenclature, reactivity, structure-property relationships, solubility, surfactants, emulsions, natural and synthetic coatings and adhesives, degradation, mechanical properties, thermal properties, polymer additives, and analytical methods of identification and characterization. Offered annually in fall.
Art Conservation Department, "CNS610" (2018). Curriculum Proposals. 800.