2016 Advanced Course in Composite Materials

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Materials Science and Engineering
Instructor(s)
Shioya Masatoshi 
Course component(s)
Lecture     
Day/Period(Room No.)
Tue7-8(S8-623)  
Group
-
Course number
MAT.P423
Credits
1
Academic year
2016
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2016/4/27
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

Formation of the composite material is an extremely effective way for exerting excellent physical properties of the material to the maximum. This course focuses on the fabrication, structure and properties of the composite materials.
This course aims at understanding the mechanisms that exert the excellent properties of the composite materials.

Student learning outcomes

With this course, the students understand the most advanced technologies for material utilization.

Keywords

Composite material
High strength fiber
Carbon fiber
Fracture toughness
Rheology

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

The lecture uses materials uploaded to OCW-i.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Application field of composite materials Understanding the most advanced technologies for material utilization.
Class 2 Filler dispersed composite materials Understanding the most advanced technologies for material utilization.
Class 3 Fiber reinforced composite materials Understanding the most advanced technologies for material utilization.
Class 4 Production, structure and properties of carbon fibers Understanding the most advanced technologies for material utilization.
Class 5 Mechanisms of reinforcement with fibers Understanding the most advanced technologies for material utilization.
Class 6 Ductility and brittleness Understanding the most advanced technologies for material utilization.
Class 7 Strength and fracture toughness Understanding the most advanced technologies for material utilization.
Class 8 Analysis of composite materials using synchrotron radiation X-ray scattering Understanding the most advanced technologies for material utilization.

Textbook(s)

None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Materials uploaded to OCW-i

Assessment criteria and methods

Students will be assessed with written examination on mechanical properties.

Related courses

  • Not specified.

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

None required.

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