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Courses - Spring 2021
ENMA
Engineering, Materials Department Site
ENMA421
(Perm Req)
Design of Composites
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Materials Science & Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENMA421 or ENMA489A.
Formerly: ENMA489A.
Fundamentals of design, processing and selection composite materials for structural applications will be covered. The topics include a review of all classes of materials, an in-depth analysis of micro and macro mechanical behavior including interactions at the two-phase interfaces, modeling of composite morphologies for optimal microstructures, material aspects, cost considerations, processing methods including consideration of chemical reactions and stability of the interfaces, and materials selection considerations.