Polymers, definition, properties, general synthesis, types of polymerization systems, copolymerization and their stereochemistry.
Industrial application: natural oil, importance, properties , its origin and structure, methods of petrochemical production, chemistry of industrial fibers, brief on chemical industries in the Kingdom, used technology in manufacturing polyethylenes, polystyrenes, PVC and natural rubber.
References and Textbooks:
1) Principles of Stereochemistry and Polymers, by Salem s. Al-Theyb and A. Hijazi (in Arabic).
2) Petroleum and Petrochemical Industries By Prof. Salem S. Al- Theyab