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CME 450 - Mechanics of Composites

(3 S.H.)

Micromechanics of composite materials. Behavior and mechanical properties of unidirectional composites. Study of failure modes, hygrothermal and transport properties. Stress transfer, stiffness and strength properties of short fiber composites. Generalized Hooke’s Law and stress-strain relations of an orthotropic lamina. Stiffness and strength criteria of orthotropic composite materials. Laminated Plate Theory. Composites Design. Prerequisites: ◆ MATH 313 - Differential Equations , MATH 314 - Linear Algebra for Differential Equations , CME 260 - Mechanics of Materials , and CME 360 - Introduction to Composite Materials . Grade only.

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