317.029 Sandwich Structures
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • apply the lightweight engineering principle for sandwich design
  • select the proper materials for sandwich design 
  • peform analytical structural analysis of sandwich beams  
  • perform finite element analysis of sandwich structures and to evaluate the results  
  • apply proper joining techniques like thick-elastic adhesives  
  • select the proper method for manufacturing sandwich panels based on the application 
  • design sandwich structures and determine the costs

 

Subject of course

  • Sandwich Principle
  • Application of Sandwich Structures
  • Sandwich Features
  • Sandwich Materials
  • Design Criteria
  • Structural Analysis
  • Failure Phenoma
  • Finite Element Analysis of Sandwich Structures
  • Applying Loads on Sandwich Structures
  • Linking and Assembling of Sandwich Structures
  • Manufacturing
  • Case Studies

Teaching methods

  • Discussion of design parameters for sandwich structures 
  • discussion of joining technologies and of manufacturing methods 
  • Analytical analysis of simple sandwich structures like beams 
  • Case studies from transportation applications: design and derivationof costs

Mode of examination

Oral

Additional information

In English.

Course is held blocked!

April 12th,  to April 15th, 2021


Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Mon09:00 - 12:0012.04.2021 Online Lecture (LIVE)Sandwich Structures
Mon13:30 - 17:0012.04.2021 Online Lecture (LIVE)Sandwich Structures
Tue09:00 - 12:0013.04.2021 Online Lecture (LIVE)Sandwich Structures
Tue13:30 - 17:0013.04.2021 Online Lecture (LIVE)Sandwich Structures
Wed09:00 - 12:0014.04.2021 Online Lecture (LIVE)Sandwich Structures
Wed13:30 - 17:0014.04.2021 Online Lecture (LIVE)Sandwich Structures
Thu09:00 - 12:0015.04.2021 Online Lecture (LIVE)Sandwich Structures
Thu13:30 - 17:0015.04.2021 Online examination (LIVE)Examination
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Oral examination immediately following the lecture block: script may be used in preparing the answer (approximately 10 minutes granted for each question) 

alternative: written examination to be defined individually 

Course registration

Use Group Registration to register.

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
Anmeldung VO Sandwich Structures03.02.2021 12:0015.04.2021 17:00

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 434 Materials Sciences
066 445 Mechanical Engineering STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 445 Mechanical Engineering STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
700 Mechanical Engineering

Literature

Lecture notes for this course is only in TISS available before the course starting.

Register in the group and you can download the Course Material.

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge in light weight structures, mechanics and finite elment methods  recommended.

Miscellaneous

  • Attendance Required!

Language

English