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EMCH 585 - Introduction to Composite Materials

Class Session: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Monday, April 30, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate/graduate credit

Prerequisites: EMCH 327, 371, MATH 242

Instructor: Prasun Majumdar


Course Description

Introduction to fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials, manufacturing methods and processes. Micro-Mechanics and properties of orthotropic laminated and woven composites. Analysis of composite structures (Mechanics and Synergistic environmental effects). Structure/property relationships. Characterization of modern composite materials. Design considerations.


General Information

Classes will be held on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2:50pm-4:50pm in Swearingen Engineering Center room 2A11.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).


Course Materials

See course syllabus for materials information.


Information is accurate as of November 22, 2017, 3:19 pm (Subject to change)



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