Plastic and Composite Materials

Students in this certificate program will be exposed to both design and manufacturing considerations of plastics and composite materials. Particular emphasis will be given to the materials for automotive applications. Processes, properties and design of the materials will be examined, and characteristics of the materials manufactured from different processes will be discussed. (12 credit hours) 

Program Requirements

Select four courses from the following:
ME 510Finite Element Methods3
ME 568Computational Materials Design3
ME 580Advanced Engineering Materials3
ME 582Injection Molding3
ME 583Mechanical Behavior of Materials3
ME 589Composite Materials3