MAE 4130

MAE 4130

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

Covers the fundamentals of mechanical analysis and material selection for composite materials. Topics include an overview of composite types, advantages, applications and fabrication; anisotropic elasticity; specific composite constitutive equations including plane stress and lamination theory; failure analysis; boundary value problems using composite materials; experimental methods and an introduction to micromechanics. Lectures cover essential background material and theoretical developments. Labs provide hands-on experiences for understanding composite materials properties and performance.

When Offered Spring.

Satisfies Requirement Satisfies senior design requirement if enrolled in MAE 4131.

Outcomes
  • Students will be able to understand the advantages, the potential applications associated with several classes of composite materials.
  • Students will be able to conduct critical mechanical analyses associated with the deformation and failure of composites accounting specifically for stiffness and strength anisotropy.
  • Students will be able to understand mechanical tests employed to measure composite elastic moduli and strength.
  • Students will be able to properly select composite materials for mechanical designs.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: MAE 4131MAE 5135

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10862 MAE 4130   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 10864 MAE 4130   LAB 401

    • M Upson Hall 106
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Miller, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 20132 MAE 4130   LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 20133 MAE 4130   LAB 403

  • Instruction Mode: In Person