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VM418 – Mechanics of Composite and Microstructured Media


Credits: 3 credits

Pre-requisites: Vm 382


An introduction to the mechanics of composite solids with an emphasis on the derivation of macroscopic constitutive laws based on the microstructure. Homogenization theory for periodic media. Effective stiffness properties of composites. Classical laminated plate theory. Failure theories and experimental results for laminates.

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