AE 709. Structural Composites. 3 Hours.
Fiber materials, tapes, cloths, resin systems; general aeolotropic theory, elastic constants, matrix formulation; computer analysis, strength, theory of failure; introduction to design with composites, preliminary design, optimization, processing variables, product design. Prerequisite: CHEM 184 or CHEM 150, CPE 121, AE 508 or CE 761; and AE 510 or ME 346 or CE 710. LEC.