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WED PM - 1900-2100hrs: The first night of the workshop will provide an overview of composites - reinforced composite materials, definitions, concepts, and repair of composites, fabrics, cores, and laminated structural materials. Discussion of composite materials will show the diversity of uses in many industries, with a focus on the marine industry.
Wednesday Classroom Session : MAC311
SAT & SUN - 0800-1800hrs: The work sessions will allow for the practice of composites material lay-ups and fabrications as we build the next cockpit for the College’s fourth IC24 sailboat. You will be involved in all aspects of the project from preparing the mold and cutting the materials to the actual lay-up. In the process participants will gain an understanding of basic hands-on tool usage, the handling and storage of composite materials, tips and tricks, as well as related safety precautions.
Classroom Session - Wed night, 1900-2100hrs
Hands-on Building - Sat & Sun - 0800-1800hrs