MET 4370 - Advanced Composite Structures: Design, Damage, Repair and Testing

This lecture/laboratory course is the introduction of the student to the characterization methods for the anisotropic properties of advanced composite materials consisting of high performance fibers suspended in polymeric matrices. This course includes study and practical application of design, damage control, composite repair, processes and tooling. Also overviews the concepts, principles, and methods employed for nondestructive evaluation (NDE) of composite structures and materials.
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Other Material Types:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Metropolitan State University-Denver
Project Name:
CHAMP - Colorado Helps Advanced Manufacturing
Funding Source:
MET 4370, MSU Denver, CCCS, Colorado Helps Advanced Manufacturing Program, CHAMP, Advanced Manufacturing, Composites, TAACCCT, Engineering, Colorado Community College System

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
CHAMP Advisory industry members reviewed course competencies and curriculum
Industry Sector:
Manufacturing -- Miscellaneous Manufacturing (339)
Architecture and Engineering Occupations -- Mechanical Engineers (17-2141)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Technology Education/Industrial Arts (21)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Bachelors Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • Upper division of Bachelors degree or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers


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