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Introduction to Composite Manufacturing

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Learn about composite manufacturing, including materials, manufacturing processes, and repair methods.


  • Stronger and lighter
1. Composites
  • Introduction to composite manufacturing
  • What is a composite?
  • History of composites
  • Where composites are used
2. Materials
  • Fibers and fabrics
  • Matrix: Resins
  • Core
  • Adhesives
3. Manufacturing Methods
  • Layup process
  • Room temp curing: Wet layup
  • Autoclave: Elevated temp and pressure
  • Resin infusion process
  • Compression molding
4. Inspection Methods
  • Defining defects and nondestructive methods
  • Visual inspection
  • Tap testing
  • Ultrasonic
  • Radiography
  • Thermography
  • Neutron radiography
  • Moisture detector
5. Damage Types
  • Manufacturing defects
  • In-service defects
6. Repair Methods
  • Solid laminates
  • Sandwich
  • Next steps

Taught by

Steven Marjieh


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