composite materials

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The Heat Is Off:  Advanced Resins Are Revolutionizing the Way We Repair Aircraft
Aircraft design has progressed rapidly over the last 110 years. The simple wooden planes that were used mostly as scouts in World War I gave way to the riveted metal bombers and...
October 22, 2018 | Source: Defense Technical Information Center, dtic.mil, 01 Jun 2018, Reference
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, is collaborating with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, and Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport, to...
September 24, 2018 | Source: University of New Hampshire, unh.edu, 8 Aug 2018, Robbin Ray
Researchers say that the design principles described show a promising approach for increasing the mechanical performance of tiled composites of man-made materials. Since the...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Iowa State University, news.iastate.edu, 14 Feb 2018, University Relations
A new smart and responsive material can stiffen up like a worked-out muscle, say the Iowa State University engineers who developed it. Stress a muscle and it gets stronger...
August 13, 2018 | Source: Journal of Alloys and Compounds; web.njit.edu; Daniel L. Hastings, Mirko Schoenitz & Edward L. Dreizin, New Jersey Institute of Technology & Tomsk State University
Abstract . Materials capable of armor penetration and prompt chemical energy release are desired for future weapon systems in order to better couple the kinetic energy of a...
August 2, 2018 | Source: Chemical & Engineering News, cen.acs.org, 11 May 2018, Stu Borman
Researchers have found a way to create industrially important thermoset polymer and fiber-reinforced polymer composite products at considerably lower expense than has been...
June 4, 2018 | Source: Phys.Org, phys.org, 11 May 2018, National University of Science and Technology MISIS
Composite materials have become an integral part of our lives: they are used in aviation and space technologies, as well as the automobile and mining industries. However, there...
May 21, 2018 | Source: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, wpafb.af.mil, 2 Feb 2018, Donna Lindner
Bonded composite airframe structures offer a potential to achieve more affordable manufacturing and more efficient structures, ultimately meeting the goals of the Air Force for...
May 7, 2018 | Source: U.S. Army, army.mil, 17 Apr 2018, ARL Public Affairs
Engineers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Maryland have developed a technique that causes a composite material to become stiffer and stronger on-demand...
February 20, 2018 | Source: Fed Biz Opps
Language in the House Armed Services Committee FY18 Appropriations budget bill calls for DoD to assess current status and steps to address gaps in advanced materials, composites...