Composite Materials

Mestrado em Engenharia Mecânica - Projecto e Produção Mecânica
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 22,50 T + 22,50 TP + 3,50 OT

Lecturer
- Carlos Alexandre Campos Pais Coelho

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
Students will learn about composite materials, its composition, manufacturing, analysis and design.

Program
1. INTRODUCTION TO COMPOSITE MATERIALS
2. BEHAVIOUR LAW OF A SINGLE LAMINA
3. MECHANICAL BEHAVIOUR OF A SINGLE LAMINA
4. MECHANICAL BEHAVIOUR OF A LAMINATE
5. STUDY OF STRUCTURAL MEMBERS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS

Evaluation Methodology
Assessment comprises: continuous (class) and final assessment (exams).

Bibliography
- Gay, D. (2001). COMPOSITES MATERIALS: DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS. : CRC Press
- Jones, R. (1999). MECHANICS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS. : Taylor & Francis
- Marín, J. e París, F. e Cañas, J. (2006). INTRODUCCION AL ANALISIS Y DISEÑO CON MATERIALS COMPUESTOS. : Universidad de Sevilla, Escuela Superior de Ingenieros Industriales
- Moura, M. (2005). MATERIAIS COMPÓSITOS: MATERIAIS, FABRICO E COMPORTAMENTO MECÂNICO. : Publindústria

Method of interaction
Contents will be mainly delivered through lectures and practical (analytical, numerical and experimental) coursework.

Software used in class
Not applicable