ENGN4511 - Composite Material

ENGN4511 - Composite Material

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Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Summary

1. Knowledge and Skill base

1.1 Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline. tick
1.2 Conceptual understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline. tick
1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline. tick
1.4 Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline. tick
1.5 Knowledge of engineering design practice and contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline. tick
1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of sustainable engineering practice in the specific discipline.

2. Engineering Application Ability

2.1 Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving. tick
2.2 Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources. tick
2.3 Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes. tick
2.4 Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects. tick

3. Professional and Personal Attributes

3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains. tick
3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour. tick
3.4 Professional use and management of information. tick
3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct. tick
3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership. tick

Learning Outcomes to EA Stage 1 Competency Mapping

1. Knowledge and Skill base 2. Engineering Application Ability 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

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1Identify the properties of fiber and matrix materials used in commercial composites, as well as some common manufacturing techniques tick tick tick
2Analyze and design elastic properties of both long and short fiber composites based on the constituent properties tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
3Evaluate function and performance of composites using stress, strain and stiffness tensors and ideas from matrix algebra tick tick tick tick tick tick
4Explain and understanding linear elasticity with emphasis on the difference between isotropic and anisotropic material behavior tick tick tick
5Analyze a laminated plate in bending, including finding laminate properties from lamina properties and find residual stresses from curing and moisture tick tick tick tick tick tick
6Create and design engineering structures and projects associated with fibre-composites tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
7Predict the failure strength of a laminated composite plate tick tick tick tick tick tick
8Gain knowledge of issues in fracture of composites and environmental degradation of composites tick tick tick tick tick
9Use the ideas developed in the analysis of composites towards using composites in engineering design tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
10Continue to develop the ability to critique and synthesize literature, review results and to apply the knowledge gained from the course in developing new ideas; in designing and evaluating scientific investigations; and in assessing, interpreting and understanding experimental data tick tick tick tick tick tick

Assessment Tasks

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Exam

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Laboratories

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Problem sets

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Essay

5

Small group learning activities

Learning Outcomes to Assessment Task Mapping

Assessment Tasks

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1Identify the properties of fiber and matrix materials used in commercial composites, as well as some common manufacturing techniques tick tick tick tick
2Analyze and design elastic properties of both long and short fiber composites based on the constituent properties tick tick tick tick
3Evaluate function and performance of composites using stress, strain and stiffness tensors and ideas from matrix algebra tick tick
4Explain and understanding linear elasticity with emphasis on the difference between isotropic and anisotropic material behavior tick tick tick
5Analyze a laminated plate in bending, including finding laminate properties from lamina properties and find residual stresses from curing and moisture tick tick tick
6Create and design engineering structures and projects associated with fibre-composites tick tick tick
7Predict the failure strength of a laminated composite plate tick tick tick
8Gain knowledge of issues in fracture of composites and environmental degradation of composites tick
9Use the ideas developed in the analysis of composites towards using composites in engineering design
10Continue to develop the ability to critique and synthesize literature, review results and to apply the knowledge gained from the course in developing new ideas; in designing and evaluating scientific investigations; and in assessing, interpreting and understanding experimental data tick tick

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