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Composites Structural Engineering Technology
(CSET) Course: Beta


Course Outline

Prerequisite
May 2012 Online
Prior to attending the main course, students will summarize the basic knowledge of composite materials and structures technology. This is intended to be an online self-study with an assessment examination (5-10 hours, may be taken online 24/7).

Content
May - July 2012 Online
Students will study PowerPoint slides that are posted online and participate in online discussions with subject matter experts via e-learning tools (80 hours, may be taken online 24/7).

Laboratory (hands-on)
June 25-27 National Institute for Aviation Research, Wichita State University - 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS
Students will practice basic principles in a laboratory setting, reinforcing learning objectives from the main course. Laboratory sessions will be conducted in FAA-designated regional laboratories.

Workshop
June 27-28
National Center for Aviation Training - 4004 N. Webb Rd., Wichita, KS 67226
Prior to the end of the class, an assessment workshop will be conducted to evaluate the course in terms of both its technical content and conduction process. Students attending the beta class are required to participate in the assessment workshop.

Lab/Workshop Agenda & Locations

The Composite Structural Engineering Technology (CSET) Beta course will begin at noon on Monday, June 25 and adjourn at 5 p.m. on Thursday June 28. Please pay close attention to the locations listed as we will be meeting in various locations each day. The tentative detailed agenda is as follows:

Monday 6/25/12 NIAR at WSU Campus, 1845 Fairmount St, Wichita, KS
Noon-1 p.m. Registration & Lunch
(provided by NIAR) - Room 307 (3rd floor)
1-5 p.m.
Materials/Wedge-crack/Impact/NDI Labs – Composites Lab

Tuesday 6/26/12 NIAR at NCAT Campus, 4004 N. Webb Road, Wichita, KS
8 a.m.-Noon Repair Labs, Composites Lab Rms M143-M149
Noon-1 p.m. Lunch (provided by NIAR) - Student Center, Commons Area
1-5 p.m. Repair Labs (continued) - Composites Lab Rms M143-M149

Wed. 6/27/12 NIAR at WSU Campus, 1845 Fairmount St, Wichita, KS
8 a.m.-Noon Mechanical Test Lab & Data Analysis – NIAR Room 307
Noon-1 p.m. Lunch (provided by NIAR) – NIAR Room 307-309
1-5 p.m. Assessment Workshop – NIAR Room 307-309

Thursday 6/28/12 NIAR at NCAT Campus, 4004 N. Webb Road, Wichita, KS
8:30-12:15 Assessment Workshop - Student Center, Auditorium C101
12:15-1 p.m. Lunch (provided by NIAR) - Student Center, Commons Area
1-4:45 p.m. Assessment Workshop - Student Center, Auditorium C101



Registration


Registration for the CSET Beta class is by invitation only. The class is restricted to representatives from industry and governmental authorities that received the invitation letter. If you did not receive an invitation letter, please do not register. Questions? Contact Tracee Friess (316) 978-5597.