A. Materials Characteristics
Mechanical and Physical Properties, Materials testing, Strength and Stiffness, Effects of Residual Stresses, Durability and Aging, Fracture Mechanics, Fatigue Damage and Cracking, Thermal Stresses and Creep, Impact and Dynamic Response, Degradation of Composites.
Fabrication and Methods, Repair Technologies, Strengthening and Rehabilitation Micro/Nano-Composite Fabrication, Machining of CFRP Laminates, Hybrid Composites and Lamination, Autoclave, Filament Winding Process, Sandwich Panels, Extrusion Process, Pultrusion Process, Vacuum Bagging.
Aerospace, Automotive, Infrastructure (land and marine), Bio-composites/ implants, Light-Weight Transportation, Vibration Damping, Structural Response and Design, Anchorage Systems, connections and Joints, Micro- and Nanotechnology Composites, Textile Composites, Applications in Structural Concrete, Applications in Wood, Masonry and Steel Structures, Structural Health Monitoring and Intelligent Sensing, Fire Resistance, Bullet-Proof Jackets, Piping/ Pressurized Cylinders, Wrapping and Jacketing FRP composite.
D. Analysis and Safety
Codes and Standards, Safety and Security, Environmental Impact, Modeling and Simulation, Low Cost Composites, Recycling, Material Resistance Factors and Design Criteria , Renewable Materials Filled Composites