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Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE467
Subject Title Analysis and Design of Composite Structures


Introduction – classification and applications of composites – fiber-reinforced composites – micro and macro-mechanical analysis – analysis of simple laminated composite structural elements – failure and fracture of composite lamina – bending and vibration of composite and sandwich structural elements – design of aerospace composite and sandwich structures.

Text Books

1. Gibson, R. F., Principles of Composite Materials Mechanics, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill (1994).

2. Daniel, I. M. and Ishai, O., Engineering Mechanics of Composite Materials, 2nd ed., Oxford Univ. Press (2005).

3. Hong, T. H. and Tsai, S. W., Introduction to Composite Materials, Technomic Pub. Co. (1980).

4. Vasiliev, V. V. and Morozov, E. V., Advanced Mechanics of Composite Materials, 3rd ed., Elsevier (2007).