This learning module looks at materials selection from an eco-efficiency point of view. Students will learn the underlying causes of unsustainable practices, research how energy is used to create products and begin to...
This laboratory exercise will help instructors explain the particulars of designing composite sandwich panels, which are used in a variety of applications like surfboards, wake boards and corrugated cardboard. The...
This learning activity will provide a good example of "the effect on strength and stiffness of a material when it is manufactured as a composite." Popsicle sticks will be used to demonstrate the difference between...
This learning activity tests the strength of fibers and fabrics: specifically, threads, string and yarn made from a variety of materials. The experiment will demonstrate the particular properties of different fibers and...
This learning module will help instructors explain composite materials specifically for engineers and technicians. Students will learn the structure and advantages of composite materials as well as the basic processing...
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