Intro to Composites

Course Description

This class, Intro to Composites, covers the basic materials used to make composites, how composites are processed, and the applications of composites in various markets.

Course ID: MFG 2020P
Course Format: Online

Important Course Information

Access to the content for this course requires you to set up a password for your Georgia Tech (GT) account different from your account and password on this website.  

After you complete your registration follow the "How to Access Your Course Content" instructions which display on the section details (summary) page for this course.

Available Online Sections

Access Begins Access Ends Registration Deadline Format Cost CRN
Section Details Oct 1, 2017 Jun 19, 2018 Jun 12, 2018 Online $150 17855

Who Should Attend

Managers with new responsibilities or new managers and those ready to move into a management role. (Managers, Supervisors, Operations Managers, Plant Managers, Plant Engineers)

How You Will Benefit

After taking this online course, users will understand the basic materials used to make composites, how composites are processed, and the applications of composites in various markets.

Content

  • Pre-Assessment of Knowledge
  • Objectives
  • Engineering Materials
  • What Is a Composite?
  • What Is a Matrix?
  • Thermoset and Thermoplastic Matrices
  • What Is a Reinforcement?
  • Reinforcement Forms
  • Product Fabrication
  • Composite Processing Methods
  • Pros and Cons of Composites
  • Composite Applications
  • Summary
  • Post Assessment of Knowledge

Materials

Required - Student Must Provide

  • Computer with system components
    • Windows Computer
      • Make sure your Operation System is Windows 2000, XP Professional with Service Pack 2 or higher, and or Windows Vista Home Edition and higher.
      • To access video content make sure you have Windows Silver Light 4 and Windows Media Player 9 and higher.
      • Ensure you have administrative access or a local System Administrator available if the above requirements are not installed.
    • Macintosh Computer
      • Make sure your Operating system is Mac OS X version 10.3.9 and higher.
      • To access web content make sure you have Safari 5 or Mozilla Firefox 3.6 and higher.
      • To access video content make sure you have Windows Silver Light 4 and Flip4Mac 2 and higher.
      • Ensure you have Administrative access or a local System Administrator available if the above requirements are not installed.
  • Headphones
  • Printer

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tim Israel

Technology Requirements

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