Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5700470
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. CEVDET KAYNAK
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Principles of composites and composite reinforcement. Fiber reinforced composites. Laminated composites. Role of fiber, matrix and fiber-matrix interface in composite behavior. Continuous and discontinuous fiber strengthening. Calculation of thermoelastic properties and strength. Tensile and compressive behavior. Fracture behavior and toughness. Corrosion and degradation of composites. Mechanical testing. Applications of composite materials.