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MEC4446

Faculty of Engineering

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton First semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)W Yan

Synopsis

Specific modulus and specific strength; 3D stress and 3D strain tensors; anisotropic elasticity; composite lamina and composite laminate; hygrothermal strain and hygrothermal stress analysis of composite structures; failure theories for a composite lamina; micromechanical analysis of a composite lamina; classical lamination
theory for composite laminate, failure analysis of composite laminates, design of composite laminates, finite element analysis of composite materials and structures.

Assessment

Examination (2 hours): 70%
Assignments and tutorial work: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Chris Davies

Contact hours

22 lecture hours and 22 practical/practice class hours

Prerequisites

120 credit points completed