- Code ENGN4511
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Engineering
- Areas of interest Engineering
- Academic career UGRD
- Prof Qinghua Qin
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2015
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Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:1. Identify the properties of fiber and matrix materials used in commercial composites, as well as some common manufacturing techniques.
2. Analyze and design elastic properties of both long and short fiber composites based on the constituent properties.
3. Evaluate function and performance of composites using stress, strain and stiffness tensors and ideas from matrix algebra.
4. Explain and understanding linear elasticity with emphasis on the difference between isotropic and anisotropic material behaviour.
5. Analyse a laminated plate in bending, including finding laminate properties from lamina properties and find residual stresses from curing and moisture.
6. Create and design engineering structures and projects associated with fibre-composites.
7. Predict the failure strength of a laminated composite plate.
8. Gain knowledge of issues in fracture of composites and environmental degradation of composites.
9. Use the ideas developed in the analysis of composites towards using composites in engineering design.
10. Continue to develop the ability to critique and synthesize literature, review results and to apply the knowledge gained from the course in developing new ideas; in designing and evaluating scientific investigations; and in assessing, interpreting and understanding experimental data.
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Laboratories (20%); Quizzes (40%); Research Report (40%)
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Requisite and Incompatibility
Ronald F. Gibson, "Principles of Composite Materials Mechanics" (Second edition), CRC Press, 2007
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2527||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|