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CIV_ENV 414-1: Mechanics of Composite Materials: 1

Quarter Offered

Fall : TTH 2:00-3:20 ; Daniel

Prerequisites

None

Description

Introduction to basic concepts: fabrication of composite materials, micromechanics, macromechanics of unidirectional lamina, failure theories, mechanics of multidirectional laminate, lamination theory, hydrothermal effects, interlaminar stresses, stress concentrations, structural design and optimization, and nondestructive evaluation.

Class Time:

3 hr/wk

textbook

Danial, Isaac and Ishai O. Engineering Mech of Composite Materials. 2nd ed. Oxford, 2006

ISBN 019515097X

Course Outline, Outcomes and Goals