26.618 Structural Product Design

Structural Product Design

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37683
Status Active

Design of plastic and composite products to meet structural requirements including strength, stiffness, impact, fatigue, and creep while remaining low weight, low cost, and easy to manufacture. The course will include an overview of structural properties of polymeric materials as well as application of finite element analysis to homework and project assignments.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 16.418 Product & Process Design or 26.518 Plastics Product Design and 26.403 or 26.503 Mechanical Behavior of Polymers.