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ISSN (Print): 1872-2121
ISSN (Online): 2212-4047
VOLUME: 3
ISSUE: 1
DOI: 10.2174/187221209787259893









On the Development of Hybrid Material Concepts for Aircraft Structures

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Author(s): Rene Alderliesten
Pages 25-38 (14)
Abstract:
The hybrid technology of combining metallic constituents with fibre reinforced polymers in a laminated configuration has been developed over the past two decades. This paper provides an overview of the patents that have been filed worldwide on these hybrid material concepts and related manufacturing aspects.
Keywords:
Hybrid technology, aircraft structures, fibre metal laminates, manufacturing
Affiliation:
Delft University of Technology, Aerospace Materials&Manufacturing.