Academic Catalog

ME451 INTRODUCTION TO COMPOSITE STRUCTURES

Course Code: 5690451
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SERKAN DA
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Composite materials and their structural properties. Composite systems. Principles of manufacturing. Structural mechanics of laminated composites. Generalized Hooke`s law. Classical lamination theory. Plane stress problems. Engineering applications. Design principles. Failure criteria and damage tolerance.