Composite Materials and Mechanics - MECH9420

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Course Outline: School

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: MMAN2400 or CVEN2301

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Using an unified and integrated approach, this course will give you a solid grounding in:
  • The properties of composite materials;
  • Processing and manufacturing methods;
  • Micromechanics and lamination theory;
  • The analysis and manufacture of light weight composite structures;
  • The design of a composite structures;
  • Test methods to confirm mechanical properties.
The course will cater to the specific challenge of materials engineers across all engineering disciplines:
  • Aerospace
  • Manufacturing
  • Civil & Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Naval Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Industrial Design


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