Mechanics of Composite Materials, Second Edition
Autar K Kaw, University of South Florida
How do I purchase PROMAL?

CAUTION: This software is distributed only as a
THEORETICAL educational tool and is exclusively for
the following:
  1. University instructors using PROMAL for
    teaching a course in Mechanics of Composite
    Materials, or
  2. University students using PROMAL to learn a
    course in Mechanics of Composite Materials,
  3. Continuing education students using
    PROMAL to learn a formal course in
    Mechanics of Composite Materials, or
  4. Self-study students who are using PROMAL
    and a text book to learn a course in
    Mechanics of Composite Materials and have
    taken a University level course in Strength of

The software is distributed only
for theoretical educational
purposes. Any other use is
prohibited. DO NOT ANALYZE
OR DESIGN physical structures
and components using PROMAL.

There are three price structures:

  • Single Copy: Single copies are distributed
    only with the purchase of the following text
    book: Mechanics of Composite Materials.  
    One person may use it only on one
    computer.   If you are an instructor adopting
    the textbook as required, contact the author
    for use in computer labs and multimedia

  • Course License:$200.00 per year (free
    updates only through WWW). Instructors
    and students of one course (including multi-
    section courses) may use it anywhere on
    one campus and at home (not at your work
    place). Send your check to: Autar K. Kaw,ENB
    118, Mechanical Engineering Department,
    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620-
    Important: Include your return and e-mail
    addresses, university or continuing
    education affiliation, fax and daytime
    telephone numbers with your check.

  • Continuing Education Instructors: Please
    contact the author directly for prices or email
    at autarkaw at
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