COMPOSITE MATERIALS
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COMPOSITE MATERIALS
THEORY
Objectives
By the end of the submodule unit the trainee should be able to:

Content
 Description of composite materials
 Derivation of compatibility equation
 equilibrium equation
 calculation of stresses in composite materials
PRACTICE
Specific Objectives
By the end of the subunit, the trainee should be able to:
 explain the strength properties of composite materials
 calculate stresses in composite materials
 determine the forces in composite materials
Content
 Explanation of:
varying materials
composite materials
equilibrium
 Calculation
series sections
integrating sections
equilibrium
 Determination
varying sections and lengths
compound materials
Competences
Ability to:
 Calculate stress in composite materials
 Identify appropriate composite materials
Suggested Learning Resources
 Laboratory
 Field visits
 Text books
Suggested Assessment Methods
 Practical exercises
 Written CATS
 Assignments
TEMPERATURE STRESSES AND STRAINS
THEORY
Objectives
By the end of the subunit, the trainee should be able to:

Content
 Derivation of temperature stress equation
 Application of the temperature stress equation in building components
PRACTICE
Specific Objectives
By the end of the module subunit, the trainee should be able to:
 demonstrate the effect of temperature on stress/strain
 determine the stresses developed by forces and temperature in a given
material
Competences
Ability to:
 Derive temperature stress equation
 Apply the effect temperature on strain/stress for materials
 Determine the position and size of joints
 Effects in temperature on temperature
contraction
expansion
 Stress
contraction expansion
Suggested Teaching/Learning Activities
 Class exercises
 Demonstration
Suggested Learning resources
 Laboratory
 Text books and manuals
Suggested Assessment Methods
 Assignments
 Analysis report
 End of course assessments
 CATS