## Wednesday, February 5, 2014

### ST7007 MECHANICS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS Syllabus | Anna University Regulation 2013 ME Structural Engineering First Year Second Semester Syllabus

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### Anna University Syllabus

ST7007 MECHANICS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS Syllabus | Anna University Regulation 2013 ME Structural Engineering First Year Second Semester Syllabus.  Below is the Anna University 2013 Regulation Syllabus for 2nd Semester for Structural Engineering and Management, Textbooks, Reference books, Exam portions, Question Bank, Previous year question papers, Model question papers, Class notes, Important 2 marks, 8 marks, 16 marks topics.
It is applicable for all students admitted in the Academic year 2013-2014 onwards for all its Affiliated institutions in Tamil Nadu.

### OBJECTIVES:

 To study the behaviour of composite materials and to investigate the failure and fracture characteristics.

### UNIT I INTRODUCTION 9

Introduction to Composites, Classifying composite materials, commonly used fiber and matrix constituents, Composite Construction, Properties of Unidirectional Long Fiber Composites and Short Fiber Composites.

### UNIT II STRESS STRAIN RELATIONS 9

Concepts in solid mechanics, Hooke’s law for orthotropic and anisotropic materials, Linear Elasticity for Anisotropic Materials, Rotations of Stresses, Strains, Residual Stresses

### UNIT III ANALYSIS OF LAMINATED COMPOSITES 9

Governing equations for anisotropic and orthotropic plates. Angle-ply and cross ply laminates – Static, Dynamic and Stability analysis for Simpler cases of composite plates, Interlaminar stresses.

### UNIT IV FAILURE AND FRACTURE OF COMPOSITES 9

Netting Analysis, Failure Criterion, Maximum Stress, Maximum Strain, Fracture Mechanics of Composites, Sandwich Construction.

### UNIT V APPLICATIONS AND DESIGN 9

Metal and Ceramic Matrix Composites, Applications of Composites, Composite Joints, Design with Composites, Review, Environmental Issues TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

### OUTCOME:

 On completion of this course students will have sufficient knowledge on behavior of various composite materials and they have an idea of failure and fracture mechanisms.

### REFERENCES:

1. Agarwal.B.D., Broutman.L.J., and Chandrashekara.K. “Analysis and Performance of Fiber Composites”, John-Wiley and Sons, 2006.
2. Daniel.I.M., and Ishai.O, “Engineering Mechanics of Composite Materials”, Oxford University Press, 2005.
3. Hyer M.W., and White S.R., “Stress Analysis of Fiber-Reinforced Composite Materials”, D.Estech Publications Inc., 2009
4. Jones R.M., “Mechanics of Composite Materials”, Taylor and Francis Group 1999.

5. Mukhopadhyay.M, “Mechanics of Composite Materials and Structures”, Universities Press, India, 2005.

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