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AE 525 - Advanced Composite Materials

Spring 2016

Advanced Composite MaterialsONL64131ONL4 -    Scott R White

Course Description

An extension of TAM 428 - Mechanics of Composites. This course covers advanced analysis of composite materials. Topics include anisotropic elasticity; micromechanical theories; behavior of composite plates and beams under bending, buckling, and vibration; advanced elasticity solution techniques; hygrothermal behavior of polymer composites; strength prediction theories and failure mechanisms in composites; processing of metal, ceramic, and polymer composites; and analysis of residual stresses.

Credit Hours

4 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 Mechanics of Composites (TAM 428).

Subject Area

  • Aerospace Engineering