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CIV8803 Mechanics and Technology of Fibre Composites

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Civil Engineering and Surveying


Pre-requisite: CIV3506 or MEC3203 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCEN or GDET or METC or MEPR or GCNS or GDNS or MENS or MENC


Components and structures manufactured from fibre composites are used increasingly in variety of industries. Composite materials have many desirable properties over conventional metallic materials including high corrosion resistance, high strength to weight ratio, and they can easily be optimized to suit any applied load. This course aims to provide students with knowledge of the governing principles of composites, characterization, performances and other technical aspects of practical importance for practicing engineers and scientists.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2014 Online