Practicalities of Analysing Composites


Practicalities of Analysing Composites

Composites are playing an increasingly important role in all areas of engineering. Light, strong, corrosion-free, composites are ideal candidates for producing novel, light-weight structures.

With this important role there are now a growing number of sophisticated numerical tools to predict the stiffness and strength, to analyse the manufacturing process, and tools that can help produce optimal designs for composite components and composite assemblies.

This seminar was for analysts who need to evolve their analysis methods to the design of composite components. Strategies and techniques being used by leading practitioners were presented.

Presentations

rohwer.pdf
Keynote Presentation: Damage and Failure Conditions for Continuous Fibre Composites
Klaus Rohwer, Retired from German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Composite Structures and Adaptive Systems

giddings.pdf
Composite Process Simulation: HowTargeted Modelling Aids Streamlined Process Development
Peter Giddings, National Composites Centre, a partof the High Value Manufacturing Catapult

gambling.pdf
Composite Optimisation in Motor Sportand the Consideration of Practical Manufacturing Rules
Martin Gambling, GRM Consulting Ltd.            

arnold.pdf
Robustness Simulation of Fibre Distortion observed during Press Forming of Continuous-Fibre-Reinforced Composites
Mark Arnold, Penso

knipprath.pdf
Integrating Design and Simulationof Composite Aircraft Structures: A Key Step towards a Streamlined Model Build Process
Christian Knipprath, Airbus

nixon.pdf
Scaling It Up – Multiscale Techniques for Composite Applications                                 Stuart Nixon, Dassault Systemes UK Limited

miot.pdf
Multiscale Analysis of Composites:The Remaining Challenges
Stephanie Miot, Strategic Simulation and Analysis

hallett.pdf
High Fidelity Indentation and LowVelocity Impact Modelling for Composite Structures
Stephen Hallett, Bristol University