Composites Engineering Certificate Plan of Study

Certificate Plan of Study

Total number of credits required: 12

Required Courses

  1. ME 5430 – Mechanics of Composite Materials (3 credits)
  2. ME 5442 – Composite Design (3 credits)

Elective Courses

Two of the following four courses are required for the certificate program:

  1. MSE 5095 – Behavior of Composites (3 credits)
  2. MSE 5364 – Advanced Composites (3 credits)
  3. ME 5443 – Composites Manufacturing (3 credits)
  4. ME 5522 – Advanced Analysis of Composite Materials & Structures (3 credits)

Course Descriptions

Two of the following electives will be offered each academic year.

  1. ME 5430 – Mechanics of Composite Materials – Dr. Dianyun Zhang, Assistant Professor (Recommended Prerequisite: CE 3110 Mechanics of Materials)
  2. ME 5442 – Composite Design – Mr. Larry Foster, Adjunct Faculty (Recommended Prerequisite: Mechanics of Composite Materials) 
  3. MSE 5095 – Behavior of Composites – Dr. Greg Ojard, Adjunct Faculty; Dr. Rajiv Naik, Adjunct Faculty (Recommended Prerequisite: ME 5430 – Mechanics of Composite Materials or MSE 5364 – Advanced Composites)
  4. MSE 5364 – Advanced Composites – Dr. Rajiv Naik, Adjunct Faculty (Recommended Prerequisite: CE 3110 Mechanics of Materials)
  5. ME 5443 – Composites Manufacturing – Mr. Steve Hayse, Adjunct Faculty (Recommended Prerequisite: ME 5442 Composite Design)
  6. ME 5522 – Advanced Analysis of Composite Materials & Structures – Dr. Dianyun Zhang, Assistant Professor (Recommended Prerequisite:  ME 5442 Composite Design)

 

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