DESIGN WITH COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS

Second cycle degree in PRODUCT INNOVATION ENGINEERING

Campus: VICENZA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: MARINO QUARESIMIN

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 9


Syllabus
Prerequisites: The preliminary requirements for the course are those to have access to the master in Product Innovation Engineering.
Knowledge provided by the courses Machine design and Mechanics of materials is required as a starting base.
Examination methods: The exam, in written form, consists in 5-6 open questions on the subjects illustrated during the course. For the higher marks there is the possibility of an oral integration for a deeper discussion on the questions answered in written form.
Course unit contents: General characteristics of polymer composites, outline of the main production processes and comparison with other structural materials. Theory of elasticity for anisotropic bodies. Micromechanical analysis, elastic properties and strength of unidirectional lamina. Classical lamination theory. Criteria of static failure. Resistance and stiffness oriented design of composite structures. Notch and edge effects in composite structure. Thermal stresses. Sandwich Structures. Experimental characterization of composite laminates and NDT. Strategies for numerical analysis of composite structures. Examples of applications.