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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Composites

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Composites

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  • 1. Aircraft Structures
    Presentation by: #3 Matthew Cheung
    April 26, 2010
  • 2. What Will be Discussed…
    The use of aluminum alloy (advantages, disadvantages)
    Breakthrough in composites
    Composite advantages, disadvantages
  • 3. A Brief Look into History
    • Used aluminum alloy
    • 4. 1903-1930: minimum weight
    • 5. 1930-1960: Aircraft performance, plus weight
    • 6. 1990’s: Material damage tolerance
  • Aluminum Alloy
    • Advantages:
    • 7. Ease of manufacture
    • 8. High Tolerance
    • 9. Ease of Maintenance
    • 10. Disadvantages:
    • 11. Prone to corrosion
    • 12. Weak at High Temperature
    • 13. Difficult to compound Curve
  • The Alternative: Composites
  • 14. Composite Construction
  • Composite Pros/Cons
  • Ethics
    • People

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