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Swayam Central

Introduction to Composites

By Prof. Nachiketa Tiwari   |   IIT Kanpur
This course is intended for all those who want to conduct experiments in area of NVH. Thus, the course is open to students of engineering and science, and also to all those who from the industry and research organizations – who are working in area of sound, NVH and acoustics. Each lecture will be followed by a quiz, which will help student the concepts better, and gain deeper insights to measurement process. The course is fairly generic so that there is no need for a particular background. Rather, what is needed is openness, and ability to learn and check out new ideas with comfort.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: UGs, PGs, professionals in industry who want to learn about basics of sound and acoustics

PREREQUISITES:
         Must be enrolled into a B. Tech. program or equivalent and should have completed at least second year of his 4-year program.
INDUSTRY SUPPORT:  Automotive, Composites, Aerospace, Sports, Railways, Power Generation and all industry that has to address issues related to noise.

Learners enrolled: 877

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 20 Jul 2020
End Date : 09 Oct 2020
Exam Date : 18 Oct 2020
Enrollment Ends : 27 Jul 2020
Category :
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week 1  :  Intro and terminology
    Week 2  :  Concept Review
    Week 3  :  Fibers
    Week 4  :  Matrix materials
    Week 5  :  Short fiber composites
    Week 6  :  Short fiber composites
    Week 7  :  Orthotropic lamina
    Week 8  :  Orthotropic lamina
    Week 9  :  Orthotropic lamina
    Week 10 : Composite laminates
    Week 11 : Composite laminates
    Week 12 : Composite laminates

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    •   Analysis & Performance of Fiber Composites: Bhagwan D. Agarwal & Lawrence J. Broutman

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Prof. Nachiketa Tiwari

    IIT Kanpur
    Dr. Nachiketa Tiwari is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Kanpur. He has a PhD in engineering mechanics from Virginia Tech. His doctoral thesis involved nonlinear analysis of composite structures through FE, analytical and experimental methods. Dr. Tiwari also has deep understanding of fundamentals of FEA as he has used several tools in industry for over a dozen years for producing world class products. His current areas of research interest are composite structures, noise, vibrations, and product design. He has established Dhwani, an Acoustics Lab at IITK, which is one of the best in the country.

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    • Date and Time of Exams:  18th October,2020, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
    • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

    CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE:
    • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course. 
    • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
    • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. 
    • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
    • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and  IIT Kanpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc
    • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

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