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EPSRC Reference: GR/M39572/01
Title: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF THE PROCESSING OF THICK COMPOSITE STRUCTURES
Principal Investigator: Selerland, Dr T
Other Investigators:
Lee, Professor P Lawrence, Professor CJ Matthews, Professor F
Researcher Co-Investigators:
Project Partners:
DOWTY PROPELLERS Ministry of Defence (MOD) Ricardo Group
Vosper Thornycroft (U K) Ltd
Department: Aeronautics
Organisation: Imperial College London
Scheme: Standard Research (Pre-FEC)
Starts: 01 June 1999 Ends: 30 November 2002 Value (£): 217,897
EPSRC Research Topic Classifications:
Materials Processing
EPSRC Industrial Sector Classifications:
Manufacturing Transport Systems and Vehicles
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors Aerospace, Defence and Marine
Food and Drink
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The aim of the proposed research is to identify the important physical phenomena and factors in the processing of thick composite structures and provide design and production recommendations based on a reliable and efficient numerical simulation of the impregnation and the cure proccesses in these composite structures by multi-scale modelling and numerical simulation.Keywords describing areas of proposal. composites: processing; fluid mechanics & multiphase flows; heat & mass transfer; mathematical physics; numerical analysis; process systems, modelling & design; rheology; marine technology.
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