ME 6315. ADVANCED COMPOSITES. 3 Hours.
Review of current state-of-the-art applications of composites: composite structural analysis; structural properties, damage characterization and failure mechanism; stiffness loss due to damage, notched sensitivity; delamination;impact; fatigue characteristics; composite material testing; material allowables; characteristics of composite joints. Offered as AE 6315, ME 6315 and MSE 5349. Credit will be granted only once. Prerequisite: ME 5315, AE 5315 or MSE 5348 or equivalent.