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Rensselaer Catalog 2007-2008 
    
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MANE 4130 - Analysis and Design of Composite Structures


Overview of composite materials technology and applications. Concepts of solid mechanics. Constitutive equations of anisotropic thermo-elasticity. Micromechanics of fibrous and particulate systems. Lamination theory: In-plane and out-of-plane response of symmetric and non-symmetric laminated plates. Thermal and hygrothermal effects. Test methods. Interlaminar stresses. Failure and damage. Joining of laminates. Laminated tubes. Design examples.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ENGR 2530.

When Offered: Spring term annually .



Credit Hours: 3



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