Composite Technology (Dept Elec - III) (2183409)   Old Code : 163406

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Introduction
Resins for composites – polyester resins – epoxy resin – phenolic resins – vinyl ester resins – alkyd resins.
6
12 %
2
Reinforcements for composites:
Natural fibers – jute, sisal – synthetic fibers – glass fibers – types and different forms – carbon fibers – classification - graphite fibers – polyethylene fibers – silicon carbide and boron fibers.
10
24 %
3
Additives for composites
catalysts – room temperature and elevated temperature – accelerators – coupling agents – fillers – flame retardants – toughening agents – UV stabilizers.
8
20 %
4
Processing of composites
Important processes like hand lay-up, spray-up, resin transfer moulding, vacuum bag, pressure bag moulding, centrifugal casting, pultrusion, filament winding, moulding compounds – SMC, DMC, BMC, TMC
8
20 %
5
Testing Quality control & end use of plastics
Testing for mechanical, electrical, thermal, optical and chemical properties, Determination of shelf life and gel time – Non-destructive testing methods. Application of FRP products - in marine, chemical, railways, electrical and electronic industry, space structures – Robotics.
10
24 %