Oct 01, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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ME 5283 Mechanics of Composite Materials


(3 hours)
Stress-strain-temperature equations for orthotropic and anisotropic materials. Transformation of stress-strain equations to different coordinate systems. Extension-shear coupling. Mechanics of fiber reinforced lamina. Assumptions and formulation of Laminated Plate Theory. Behavior of symmetric and unsymmetric laminates. Off axis testing. Stresses in laminates. Fracture theories. Freeedge effects and delamination. Prerequisite: ES 3023  and permission of instructor.



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