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PLAS.6180 Structural Product Design (Formerly 26.618)

Id: 037683 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3

Description

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.

Prerequisites

16.418 Product & Process Design or PLAS 5180 Plastics Product Design and PLAS 4030 or 26.503 Mechanical Behavior of Polymers.

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