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Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: Graduate Status in Mechanical Engineering OR Instructor Consent.
Meets with ME EN 5520. Introduction to modern fiber composite materials; design and analysis for structural applications. Material types, and manufacturing techniques. Anisotropic stress-strain response, and implications for design. Lamination theory, and computer codes for lamination analysis. Strengths of laminates. Examples and projects for design of structural members of advanced composite materials. See ME EN 5520 prerequisites for expected undergraduate coursework.