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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Manufacturing of Composites

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and NPTEL via Swayam


Selecting manufacturing technique has emerged as one the paramount challenge in the field of composites. Composites are now being used in almost every field of industry, and students working in the area of the composites need to learn the basics, and progressive techniques of composites manufacturing. This course covers the important aspects of composites manufacturing: process selection guidelines, thermoset ad thermoplastic Composites manufacturing processes, process parameters and characterizations. Applications and use of each manufacturing process is focused and this is represented separately.
INTENDED AUDIENCE : Students of all Engineering and Science disciplines.PREREQUISITES :The student should have completed two semesters of UG Engineering or Science program.



Week 1 : Introduction to CompositesWeek 2 : Properties and testing composites
Week 3 : Thermoset Composites manufacturing processes
Week 4 : Thermoset composite manufacturing processes
Week 5 : Thermoplastic composite manufacturing processesWeek 6 : Thermoplastic composite manufacturing processes
Week 7 : Metal and ceramic matrix composites
Week 8 : Prevention of Damage, repair of Composites and selection of processes

Taught by

Prof. Janakranjan. Ramkumar


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