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Wind Turbine BladesManufacturing Improvementsand Issues
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Wind Turbine BladesManufacturing Improvementsand Issues Read More
Viewed 217 times since Fri, Sep 6, 2013
NDT of Aerospace Composites
Viewed 261 times since Sun, Mar 3, 2013
NDT of Aerospace Composites Radiography: Detects changes in material density. Typically used in core inspection... Read More
Mechanical Testing of Composites
Viewed 619 times since Fri, Sep 6, 2013
Modified ASTM D695 - Mil-Hdbk-17 interprets this technique to be for 0° direction properties of unidirectional coupons, and 0° and 90° properties of fabric coupons only (and then only when unit cell size of weave or braid is small.) Read More
Viewed 278 times since Tue, Aug 27, 2013
Review definitions of stress, strain, elastic moduli, and strain energy. Develop stress–strain relationships, elastic moduli, strengths, and thermal and moisture expansion coefficients of  an  angle  ply based on those of a... Read More
Lecture Supplement 7 - Laminated Plate Analysis
Viewed 229 times since Tue, Aug 20, 2013
Lecture Supplement 6 - Flexural Instability of Thin-Walled Composite Cylinders
Viewed 300 times since Tue, Aug 20, 2013
Lecture Supplement 5 - Composite Strength Prediction for Design Estimation
Viewed 201 times since Tue, Aug 20, 2013
Lecture Supplement 3 - Joining of Composite Structures
Viewed 243 times since Tue, Aug 20, 2013
FAA Bonded Structure Research Projects
Viewed 352 times since Wed, Aug 8, 2012
Give understanding of FAA involvement in bonded structures; Show areas addressed by FAA research; Provide material for discussion of needs in bonded structure research Read More
Experimental Investigation of Composite Patches with a Full-Field Measurement Method
Viewed 319 times since Tue, Apr 10, 2012
Experimental Investigation of Composite Patches with a Full-Field Measurement Method Mechanical Engineering Research Group French Institute for Advanced Mechanics – Clermont-Ferrand, France Blaise Pascal University – Clermont-Ferrand,... Read More
Effects of Ultraviolet Surface Treatment on Adhesion Strength of Carbon/Epoxy Composite
Viewed 467 times since Mon, Feb 13, 2012
Joints and Ultraviolet design. Read More
Design and Finite Element Analysis of a Composite Monocoque Chassis for the Shell ECO Marathon Car Project 2012
Viewed 933 times since Sun, Jan 6, 2013
The stresses in the Honeycomb solution were found to be concentrated in the stiffened floor and seatback area compared to the load transfer to the outer shell in the pure CF solution. Importantly all the composite stresses were far below the material... Read More
Damage Tolerance and Durability of Fiber Fiber-Metal Laminates for Aircraft Structures
Viewed 286 times since Thu, Dec 15, 2011
Fiber metal laminate is a new generation of primary structure for pressurized transport fuselage. However, there are limited and insufficient information available about mechanical behavior of FML in the published literature, and some areas still... Read More
Composite Wind Blade Engineering and Manufacturing
Viewed 263 times since Thu, Mar 14, 2013
Structural test of Knight and Carver...Sensor technologies...Tooling and Processes and more Read More
Composite materials: Inelastic behavior, damage, fatigue and fracture
Viewed 362 times since Fri, Nov 11, 2011
Composite materials are being researched in the second half of the century for their use in various structural applications. Used in aircraft, spacecraft, electronics devices, sports equipments, boats, bridges, roads and new... Read More
Composite Bonded Joints Analysis, Data, and Substantiation - Industry Directions and Technical Issues
Viewed 312 times since Tue, Nov 8, 2011
Composite Bonded Joints Read More
Buckling of laminated composite construction
Viewed 349 times since Sat, Oct 22, 2011
Buckling is not specific to composite materials, but some factors could promote buckling -thin plate, -very different stiffnesses along different directions, -coupling could have a softening effect, -observation of an unperfect plane due to residual... Read More
Bonded Boron/Epoxy Doublers for Reinforcement of Metallic Aircraft Structures
Viewed 330 times since Thu, Oct 13, 2011
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Analysis of fiber-reinforced composite materials by using M. W. Hyer’s codes
Viewed 368 times since Wed, Oct 5, 2011
• macro-scale mechanics analysis • micro-scale mechanics analysis • ABBD matrix • maximum stress failure criterion Read More
An Introduction to Aerospace Composite Manufacturing Technology
Viewed 512 times since Thu, Mar 14, 2013
This document is intended to be an introduction to the various processes used in manufacturing structural composites for aerospace. We review the raw materials, primary and seconday manufacturing methods, inspection, emerging methods, and software... Read More
An Integrated Durability Analysis of Composite Materials and Structures
Viewed 334 times since Sun, Oct 2, 2011
An Integrated Durability Analysis of Composite Materials and Structures by Stephen W. Tsai Read More