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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

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    Course Outline

    Course Outline

    • Introduction to composite materials
    • Basic characteristics of composite materials
    • Key reinforcements
    • Overview of composite properties
    • Test methods for material properties
    • Polymer matrix composites
    • Metal matrix composites
    • Carbon matrix composites
    • Ceramic matrix composites
    • Thermal materials
    • Design and analysis of composite structures
    • Design and analysis of composite joints
    • Nondestructive evaluation
    • Lessons learned
    • Future developments