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    May 25, 2024  
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ETEC 260 - Composites Manufacturing



5.0 Credits
Overview of processes involved in development and production of composite products. Includes tooling, fabrication, machining, assembly, quality assurance, repair, lay-up, vacuum bagging, and cureprocessing of wet laminating techniques and pre-impregnated materials.
Prerequisite ETEC 250 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply the basic principles of structural design utilizing composite materials.
  2. Explain the advantages of planning a design to meet the manufacturing requirements.
  3. Apply the basic principles of materials and process selection, structural design, aesthetic design, and assembly.
  4. Perform design, construction, and fabrication of laminated parts.
  5. Use appropriate terminology as it relates to composite structure design and manufacturing.
  6. Perform simple repairs of composite structures.
  7. Follow appropriate processes for structural and nonstructural evaluation, material handling, and surface preparation.



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