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CIV_ENV 414-2: Mechanics of Composite Materials: 2

Quarter Offered

Spring : 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.

textbook

Daniels, I.M. and Ishai, O.  Engineering Mechanics of Composite Materials. 2nd ed.:  Oxford, 2006

Class Time:

3 hr/wk