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**Aim Of Objectives:**

- To study the fundamentals of composite material strength and its mechanical behavior.
- To study the analysis of fiber-reinforced Laminate design for different combinations of plies with different orientations of the fiber.
- To study Thermo-mechanical behavior and study of residual stresses in Laminates during processing.
- To Implementation of Classical Laminate Theory (CLT) to study and analysis for residual stresses in an isotropic layered structure such as electronic chips.
- To study the fundamentals of composite material strength and its mechanical.

**CME382 – Composite Materials and Mechanics Syllabus**

**Unit – I:** Introduction, Lamina Constitutive Equations & Manufacturing

Definition –Need – General Characteristics, Applications. Fibers – Glass, Carbon, Ceramic and Aramid fibers. Matrices – Polymer, Graphite, Ceramic and Metal Matrices – Characteristics of fibers and matrices. Lamina Constitutive Equations: Lamina Assumptions – Macroscopic Viewpoint. Generalized Hooke’s Law. Reduction to Homogeneous Orthotropic Lamina – Isotropic limit case, Orthotropic Stiffness matrix (Qij), Typical Commercial material properties, Rule of Mixtures. Generally Orthotropic Lamina –Transformation Matrix, Transformed Stiffness. Manufacturing: Bag Moulding Compression Moulding – Pultrusion – Filament Winding – Other Manufacturing Processes.

**Unit – II:** Flat Plate Laminate Constitute Equations

Definition of stress and Moment Resultants. Strain Displacement relations. Basic Assumptions of Laminated anisotropic plates. Laminate Constitutive Equations – Coupling Interactions, Balanced Laminates, Symmetric Laminates, Angle Ply Laminates, Cross Ply Laminates. Laminate Structural Moduli. Evaluation of Lamina Properties from Laminate Tests. Quasi-Isotropic Laminates. Determination of Lamina stresses within Laminates.

**Unit – III:** Lamina Strength Analysis

Introduction – Maximum Stress and Strain Criteria. Von-Misses Yield Criterion for Isotropic Materials. Generalized Hill’s Criterion for Anisotropic Materials. Tsai-Hill’s Failure Criterion for Composites. Tensor Polynomial (Tsai-Wu) Failure criterion. Prediction of laminate Failure.

**Unit – IV:** Thermal Analysis

Assumption of Constant C.T. E’s. Modification of Hooke’s Law. Modification of Laminate Constitutive Equations. Orthotropic Lamina C.T. E’s. C.T. E’s for special Laminate Configurations – Unidirectional, Off-axis, Symmetric Balanced Laminates, Zero C.T.E laminates, Thermally Quasi-Isotropic Laminates.

**Unit – V:** Analysis Of Laminated Flat Plates

Equilibrium Equations of Motion. Energy Formulations. Static Bending Analysis. Buckling Analysis. Free Vibrations – Natural Frequencies.

**Text Books:**

- Gibson, R.F., “Principles of Composite Material Mechanics”, Second Edition, McGraw-Hill, CRC press in progress, 1994, -.
- Hyer, M.W., “Stress Analysis of Fiber – Reinforced Composite Materials”, McGraw Hill, 1998

**References:**

- Agarwal, B.D., and Broutman L.J., “Analysis and Performance of Fiber Composites”, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1990.
- Halpin, J.C., “Primer on Composite Materials, Analysis”, Technomic Publishing Co., 1984.
- Issac M. Daniel and Ori Ishai, “Engineering Mechanics of Composite Materials”, Oxford University Press-2006, First Indian Edition – 2007.
- Mallick, P.K., Fiber,” Reinforced Composites: Materials, Manufacturing and Design”, Maneel Dekker Inc, 1993.
- Mallick, P.K. and Newman, S., (edition), “Composite Materials Technology: Processes and Properties”, Hansen Publisher, Munish, 1990.

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