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Course Descriptions

The mechanical engineering curriculum is designed to prepare students for productive careers in industry, government, education and private consulting as well as for graduate study. Thus, it is based on the fundamental principles of science and engineering. These provide a strong foundation that enables students to apply what they have learned to the complex technological problems of today and to teach themselves the new technologies of tomorrow.

ME 424 - Mechanics of Composites

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: F
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: No
  • Prerequisites: EM 204 and ME 328
  • Corequisites: None

Introduction to the basic mechanical aspects of composite materials such as: types / classification of composites, micro and macro-mechanical models for material properties, stress/strain analysis, and the manufacturing or composites. Specific focus is given to fiber-reinforced composite materials. Project work is emphasized.

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