MSE 116: Composites
Hard materials and soft materials. Roles of matrix and filler phases. “Rule of mixtures” as a function of morphology and connectivity. Length scale effects: nanocomposites, microcomposites and macrocomposites. Biological composites. Porous materials. Interface characteristics and their effect on properties. Toughening mechanisms in composites. Processing and joining. Structure and property characterization.
Prerequisite: (PHYS 009 or PHYS 009H ) and ENGR 045 . Pass/No Pass option.
Fall 2019 course scheduling information
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