AE 428 - Mechanics of Composites

Spring 2023

Mechanics of CompositesONL75366ONL3 -    Jeff Baur

Course Description

In this course you will learn behavior of composite materials and their use in engineering structures: behavior and properties of the constituent fibers and matrices, micromechanical predictions of composite properties, anisotropic elasticity, behavior of composite laminae, and classical lamination theory; fracture mechanisms, failure theories; and behavior of composite plates and beams.

Credit Hours

3 hours


BS degree in engineering or science from an accredited college in the United States or an approved institution of higher learning abroad and a course in Mechs of Aerospace Structures (AE 321), Behavior of Materials (CEE 300), or Engineering Materials (ME 330).

Subject Area

  • Aerospace Engineering