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Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry by Costas Soutis, Phil E

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Design and testing of crashworthy aerospace composite components

A.F. Johnson1, R.S. Thomson2, M. David3,  and M.W. Joosten4     1Composites Consultant, Stuttgart, Germany     2Advanced Composite Structures Australia, Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia     3German Aerospace Center (DLR), Stuttgart, Germany     4RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Abstract

The chapter presents the current state of the art in design, analysis and test of crashworthy composite aircraft structures. It describes a methodology based on the test/simulation pyramid adopted for aircraft structures in which test and analysis methods for crashworthy structures are developed and validated on structural elements and aircraft subfloor structures. Special attention is given ...

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