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ME8273 Mechanics of Cellular Materials

Credits: 3.00

The course looks at structure of cellular composites and natural cellular materials, including single phase open and closed cell foams and two-phase closed cell foams. Topics: Mechanics of honeycombs and foams, mechanics of wood and bones, effect of density, cell size and cell periodicity, introduction to homogenization techniques for cellular composites.

Prerequisite: ME 7213 or adviser approval.