LEMS

Teaching

Undergraduate Courses

AA 331: AEROSPACE STRUCTURES I (Winter Quarters, 2014~present)
Analysis and design of aerospace structures. Reviews concepts of stress, strain, and equations of elasticity. Plane stress and plane strain. Application to aerospace structural elements including general bending and torsion of rods and beams, and open and closed thin-walled structures and box beams.

AA 332: AEROSPACE STRUCTURES II (Spring Quarters, 2015~present)
Shear flow in multi-cell thin walled sections. Bending of rectangular and circular plates. Buckling analysis of beams and plates. Energy principles in elasticity. Introduction to the finite element method. Elements of fracture mechanics and fatigue.

AA 432: COMPOSITE MATERIALS FOR AEROSPACE STRUCTURES (Fall Quarters, 2017)
Introduction to analysis and design of aerospace structures utilizing filamentary composite materials. Basic elastic properties and constitutive relations of composite laminates. Failure criteria, buckling analysis, durability, and damage tolerance of composite structures. Aerospace structure design philosophy and practices.

Graduate Courses

AA 532: MECHANICS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS (Fall Quarters, 2017~present)
Analysis and design of composite materials for aerospace structures. Micromechanics. Anisotropic elasticity. Laminated plate theory. Thermo-viscoelastic behavior and fracture of composites. Prerequisite: coursework in mechanics of matierals or permission of instructor.

AA 530: MECHANICS OF SOLIDS (Fall Quarters, 2014~2016)
General concepts and theory of solid mechanics. Large deformations. Behavior of elastic, viscoelastic, and plastic solids. Linear theory of elasticity and thermoelasticity. Wave propagation in solids.

Study-abroad Course

AA 498: DESIGN OF NOVEL MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES: A FUSION OF ART, MATHEMATICS, AND SCIENCE (Summer Quarters, 2018)
Basic exploratory course in the subject of materials and structures for UW undergraduate students. Held at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.

UW-AA Class of 2020.

UW-AA Class of 2021 (Lectures delivered online).