Course Information

CBE7283 Polymer Composites

Credits: 3.00

The course covers composites of linear or cross-linked polymer matrix and reinforcing fibers: carbon, graphite, Kevlar and glass; manufacturing of composites; autoclave bag molding, filament winding, pultrusion; science and engineering of processing of composites; chemorheology, heat and mass transfer, residual stresses, monitoring and optimization of processing; mathematical models; in-situ real-time sensing; nanocomposites and “green” composites.

Prerequisite: CBE 4173 or adviser’s approval.