Dr. Suresh Raju is an Associate Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Wichita State University. Dr. Raju's interests include damage tolerance of sandwich structures, rate sensitivity of composite materials and fatigue of fastener joints. Dr. Raju has been involved with the experimental investigation rate sensitivity of composite materials for crashworthiness applications. Dr. Raju received his B.B. in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University, India and PhD in Aerospace Engineering from Wichita State University.
CMfgT/CSET: Hands-On Lab
The CMfgT/CSET: Hands-on Lab provides students with hands-on experiences on prepreg cutting, manual layup and bagging of simple laminated composite parts, non-destructive inspection and scarf repair. The hands-on lab is strongly recommended for individuals who attend CSET or CMfgT courses.
Please note: WSU Badge Courses are for non-degree seeking students. Degree seeking students cannot enroll in a badge course. If you are unsure of your student status, please contact us at 316-978-7579 or firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll provide assistance.
Dates: May 1-2, 2018 or October 2-3, 2018
National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT)
4004 N. Webb Road
Wichita, KS 67226
Due to International Laws and Regulations we are unable to offer this course as credit to individuals from outside the United States. However International Students may still register and attend the course as a noncredit class. Please call 316-978-7579 or email email@example.com to inquire on enrollment.
Upon completion of the badge students will be able to:
- Plan, cut prepreg, layup and bag simple laminate and sandwich parts
- Repair simple composite parts using prepreg and wet repair techniques
- Interpret the results of commonly used Non-destructive inspection techniques
- Conduct the adhesive bonding of composite parts and appreciate the importance of key processing steps on the quality of the bonding.
Success in this 0.5 credit hour course is based on the expectation that students will spend, for each unit of credit, a minimum of 7.5 hours over the length of the course in direct instruction as provided by the instructor and an additional 15 hours outside of class reading, reflecting, and evaluating the topics for a total of 22.5 hours.
Grading Scale: Badge/No Badge
Evaluation: 100% completion of badge criteria
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This badge is offered for Graduate credit only.
Step 1- Complete the badge form. (Opens in a new tab/window)
Upon receipt of the badge form, a representative from Wichita State University will contact you to assist you with the Admission and Enrollment process.