Academic Catalog

ES531 MECHANICS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS

Course Code: 5610531
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Engineering Sciences
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. DOAN TURHAN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The nature and scope of composite materials. Fundamental aspects of the theory of the linear anisotropic elasticity. Prediction of macroscopic mechanical properties of composite materials. Analysis of internal fields in heterogeneous medium. Wave propagation and dynamic effects in composites. Effective stiffness theory considerations, lattice model representations.