Content tagged with Aerospace
posted in February 2012
Aerospace Composite Rewrites Fabric Rules
2/23/2012  16 comments
A new type of carbon-fiber composite has a nonwoven fabric architecture that produces more than three times the tensile strength of conventional materials.
Composites Employed in Military Helicopters
2/17/2012  18 comments
Two prototype helicopters that will be evaluated by the US Army deploy carbon-fiber-reinforced composites in both the aircraft structure and the blades.
Case of the Process Variations
Sherlock Ohms 
2/15/2012  10 comments
Sometimes it's surprising how much a composite shell can shrink after curing and cooling to room temperature.
iPad Controls Flying Video Game
Engineering Materials 
2/9/2012  22 comments
The Parrot AR.Drone could form a design platform for machine vision and military apps with a little imagination and some hardware upgrades.
Can You Hear Air Traffic Control Now?
Sherlock Ohms 
2/8/2012  10 comments
After several years of ground-to-air noise, Sherlock Ohms brought clarity to Air Traffic Control.
Composites Reinforced With 3D Architectures
2/2/2012  6 comments
ETH-Zurich research team discovers how to build composite structures that use reinforcing elements within 3D architectures, as abalone shells do.

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