ENGRMAE 255 Composite Materials and Structures (2015-2016)

ENGRMAE 255 Composite Materials and Structures

(Not required for any major.)
Catalog Data:

ENGRMAE 255 Composite Materials and Structures (Credit Units: 4) Motivation for composite materials. Different classifications according to the nature of the matrix (PMC, MMC, CMC) and the reinforcement of topology (fibers, whiskers, particulates). Mechanical properties. Failure mechanisms. Designing with composite materials. Advantages and limitations of homogenization techniques for numerical modeling. Graduate students only. Concurrent with ENGRMAE 155. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0195150971.

Recommended Textbook:
Lorenzo Valdevit
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
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Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:
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Professional Component
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Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

August 6, 2014
Senate Approved:
May 9, 2014
Approved Effective:
2014 Fall Qtr