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MECH_ENG 414-1: Mechanics of Composite Materials I

Quarter Offered

Fall : TTh 2:00-3:20pm ; Isaac Daniel

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.