CE 4366. FUNDAMENTALS OF FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITES. 3 Hours.
Introduction to basic analysis, design and manufacture of composite materials for engineered structures. Fiber materials, tapes, cloths, resin system, elastic constants, matrix formulation, theory of failure. The course will also cover an introduction to design with composites, preliminary design, optimization, processing variables, product design. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in CE 3341 and Admission to the CE Professional Program.