Ali Jafry Teacher Pre Calculus & Pre AP Pre Calculus Carbon Nanotube-Epoxy Composites Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas, Dr. Daniel Davis, Patrick Klein & Lesley Weitz Faculty Advisors Madison High School for Meteorology and Space Science (Magnet School).
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Pre Calculus &
Pre AP Pre Calculus
Carbon Nanotube-Epoxy Composites
Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas, Dr. Daniel Davis,
Patrick Klein & Lesley Weitz
Madison High School for Meteorology and Space Science
for Aerospace Vehicles (TIIMS)
at Texas A & M University
Application of Composites
Introduction to Nano Composites
Application of Nano Composites and Nano technology
Students will engage in:
Whole group instruction
Hands on activities
Math and Science IntegrationDAY 1 AND DAY 02
Nose section of Boeing 787
Multifunctional composites have good mechanical properties and at least one other property of interest (e.g. electrical, thermal…) in a given application.
Nanoscale Materials mutli-wall CNTs)
How Small is Nano Small?
How many carbon nanotubes does it take to stretch across the width of a human hair?
A human hair is about 100 micrometers.
A carbon nanotube is about 5 nanometers
That’s 20,000 carbon nanotubes per human hair.
Fiber mutli-wall CNTs)Carbon Nanotubes grown on carbon fiber.
Electrical Conductivity Specimens mutli-wall CNTs)
0.015 wt. % CNT
L = support span
P = Load
δ = displacement
w = specimen width
t = specimen thickness
Acceleration & velocity
Other applications (Work, Momentum, Energy)
Make quantitative observations and measurements with precision. (2B)
Organize, analyze, evaluate, make inferences, and predict trends from data. (2C)
Graph data to observe and identify relationships between variables(2D)
Develop and interpret a free-body diagram for force analysis (4E)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Distributed Load)
I would like to extend appreciation to the following
Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas,
Dr. Daniel Davis,
E 3 team and staff
Texas A & M Engineering
National Science Foundation