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MECH 535 - Mechanics of Composite Materials

  • 3 credits

Classical lamination theory of fiber-reinforced composite materials; Mechanical behavior of composite laminates and honeycomb structures; Failure modes and failure criteria. Design of composite structures; Computer modeling of composites.
Sections may be offered: Online.


MATH 340; MECH 325; (MECH 331 or MECH 331A; MECH 331B).; This course can be applied toward: Graduate Certificate and Master of Engineering Degree. Credit not allowed for both MECH 535 and BIOM 531

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Mostafa Yourdkhani

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Dr. Yourdkhani is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and a core faculty member of the School of Advanced Materials Discovery at Colorado State University (CSU). Prior to joining CSU, he was a postdoctoral research associate at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and a lecturer in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University in the area of polymer nanocomposites and composite materials. His research interests include advanced manufacturing of composites, additive manufacturing of polymers, multifunctional materials, bioinspired material design, and polymer nanocomposites.

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