Course Descriptions
MECH_ENG 414-1: Mechanics of Composite Materials I

Quarter Offered

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


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.