Programme

International Institute for Multifunctional Materials for Energy Conversion (IIMEC)

2012 SUMMER SCHOOL

IN ADVANCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS

Technological Education Institute of Serres, Greece

July 2 – 6, 2012

 

Sunday, July 1st, 2012: Arrival – Registration

 

 

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

 

Subject:          Micromechanics of Composites / Analysis of Orthotropic Ply and Analysis of Laminated Composites

Instructor:      Dr. P. K. Gotsis

9:10 – 10:30     Introduction / Micromechanics of Composites

10:30 – 11:00   Coffee-break

11:00 – 12:30   Analysis of Orthotropic Ply or Lamina

12:30 – 14:00   Lunch

14:00 – 15:30   Laminate Theory

15:30 – 16:00   Coffee-break

16:00 – 17:30   Examples – Homework

18:30 – 20:00   Dinner

 

 

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

 

Subject:          Damage and Failure of Composite Materials

Instructor:      Dr. R. Talreja

 

9:10 – 10:30     Introduction – Definitions / Experimental Data

10:30 – 11:00   Coffee-break

11:00 – 12:30   Analysis of Damage – Shear Lag Theories

12:30 – 14:00   Lunch

14:00 – 15:30   Micro – Damage Mechanics

15:30 – 16:00   Coffee-break

16:00 – 17:30   Macro – Damage Mechanics (Continuum Damage Mechanincs)

18:30 – 20:00   Dinner

 

 

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

 

Subject:          Fatigue Testing and Experimental Data

Instructors:    Dr. R. Talreja and Dr. C. David

 

9:10 – 10:30     Fatigue / Fatigue of Unidirectional Composites

10:30 – 11:00   Coffee-break

11:00 – 12:30   Fatigue of Laminates

12:30 – 14:00   Lunch

 

Subject:          Testing Techniques for Composites.

Instructor:      Dr. A. Paipetis

 

14:00 – 15:30   Testing and Characterization Methonds

15:30 – 16:00   Coffee-break

16:00 – 17:30   Structural Health Monitoring Using Acoustic Methods

18:30 – 20:00   Dinner

 

 

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

 

Subject:          Damage Progression on Fiber Composites: A Computational Simulation Using GENOA Software

Instructor:      Dr. Frank Abdi

 

9:10 – 10:30     Introduction to GENOA: Basic Principles and Architecture of the Software

10:30 – 11:00   Coffee-break

11:00 – 12:30   Simulation of the Damage Failures on Composite Structures

12:30 – 14:00   Lunch

14:00 – 15:30   Computational Simulation, Part I

15:30 – 16:00   Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30   Computational Simulation, Part II

18:30 – 20:00   Dinner

 

 

Friday, July 6th, 2012

 

Subject:          Computational Simulation Using GENOA, Probabilistic Methods.

Instructor:      Dr. F. Abdi.

 

9:10 – 10:30     GENOA Probabilistic on Composites

10:30 – 11:00   Coffee-break

11:00 – 12:30   GENOA Probabilistic on Composites

12:30 – 14:00   Lunch

 

Subject:          Multifunctional Composite Materials

Instructor:      Dr. T. Baxevanis

 

14:00 – 15:30   Multifunctional Composite Materials

15:30 – 16:00   Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30   Exams

18:30 – 20:00   Dinner

 

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Saturday, July 7th, 2012

 

Excursion to Alistrati’s Cave – Goodbye Dinner

 

 

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