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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. II
Subject Code AE624
Subject Title Mechanics of Composite Materials


Introduction, definition, classification, behaviors of unidirectional composites – prediction of strength, stiffness – factors influencing strength and stiffness – failure modes – analysis of lamina; constitutive classical laminate theory – thermal stresses – theories of failure – design consideration – mechanical properties of composite materials – analysis of composite laminated beams – thin walled composite beams – bending of composite plates.

Text Books

1. Jones, R. M., Mechanics of Composite Materials, 2nd ed., CRC Press (1998).

2. Kollar, L. P. and Springer, G. S., Mechanics of Composite Structures, Cambridge Univ. Press (2003).

3. Altenbach, H., Altenbach, J., and Kissing, W., Mechanics of Composite Structural Elements,Springer (2000).