mae482&582 syllabus 2011(1)

mae482&582 syllabus 2011(1) - MAE 482/582 Composite...

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M A E 4 8 2 / 5 8 2 : C o m p o s i t e M a t e r i a l s F a l l 2 0 1 1 Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering University at Buffalo 1 * denotes “subject to change with (at least) one week notice.” Stay tuned. MAE 482/582: Composite Materials Fall 2010, 5-6:20 MW, 103 Clemens SYLLABUS AND SEMESTER PLAN—revised 8/23/2011 Instructor : R. Wetherhold, 606 Furnas Hall, [email protected] Office Hours : TR TBD, 11-12 Fridays by appointment Grader: TBD Course prerequisites You should not take this course unless you have already passed EAS 209 and MAE 381 (or equal), since a working knowledge of solid mechanics and stress analysis as well as basic materials will be essential. Please see me if this is an issue for you. Text: Fiber Reinforced Composites, 3 rd ed, P. K. Mallick, CRC Press, NY, (2008), ISBN-13: 978 0 8493 4205 9. Course Website: UBLearns http://ublearns.buffalo.edu/ . Course information will be posted under the following categories: Course Information: e.g., syllabus, project description Course Documents: e.g., course lecture notes, extra handouts Assignments & solutions: e.g., all homework assignments and solutions You are responsible for checking UBLearns regularly and downloading the postings; you are also responsible for getting copies of any handouts given out in class which might not be posted. Course objective : To provide a basic understanding of the mechanical and physical properties of polymeric, metallic, and ceramic composites. Topics include: behavior of unidirectional and short fiber composites; analysis of laminated composites; durability, including fracture, fatigue, creep; manufacturing and materials science considerations;
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