MSE-440 / 3 credits

Teacher(s): Bourban Pierre-Etienne, Michaud Véronique, Wakeman Martyn Douglas

Language: English


Summary

The latest developments in processing and the novel generations of organic composites are discussed. Nanocomposites, adaptive composites and biocomposites are presented. Product development, cost analysis and study of new markets are practiced in team work.

Content

Keywords

Composites - Applications - Nanocomposites - Biocomposites - Adaptive composites - Design - Cost

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Notion of polymers

Recommended courses

Polymer Composites

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Propose suitable design, production and performance criteria for the production of a composite part
  • Apply the basic equations for process and mechanical properties modelling for composite materials
  • Discuss the main types of composite applications

Transversal skills

  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.
  • Use both general and domain specific IT resources and tools
  • Communicate effectively with professionals from other disciplines.
  • Evaluate one's own performance in the team, receive and respond appropriately to feedback.

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra and invited speakers

Group sessions with exercises or work on the project

Expected student activities

Attendance at lectures

Design of a composite part, bibliography search

 

Assessment methods

Written exam + report and oral presentation in class

Supervision

Office hours Yes

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Composites technology
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Composites technology
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14 GCA330   
14-15    
15-16 GCA330   
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Tuesday, 13h - 15h: Lecture GCA330

Tuesday, 15h - 16h: Exercise, TP GCA330