Research Topics in Aerospace

Adaptive, tolerant and efficient composite structures

Editors: Wiedemann, Martin, Sinapius, Michael (Eds.)

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  • Improvement of composite structures regarding safety and reliability 
  • Lightweight structural solutions for wide range of applications 
  • Multidisciplinary approach 
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Composite structures are most efficient in performance and production cost when combined with smart materials making them adaptable to changing operational conditions.
The specific production processes of composites offer the possibility to integrate more functions thus making the structure more valuable. Active functions can be realized by smart materials, e.g. morphing, active vibration control, active structure acoustic control or structure health monitoring. The foundation is a sound understanding of materials, design methods, design principles, production technologies and adaptronics. Along the complete process chain this disciplines together deliver advanced lightweight solutions for applications ranging from mechanical engineering to vehicles, airframe and finally space structures.
This book provides the scientific foundations as well as inspiring new ideas for engineers working in the field of composite lightweight structures.

About the authors

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Wiedemann, DLR German Aerospace Center, Institute of Composite Structures and Adaptive Systems, Head of the Institute, martin.wiedemann@dlr.de

 

Prof.Dr. Michael Sinapius, DLR German Aerospace Center,  Institute of Composite Structures and Adaptive Systems,   Composite Technology, Head of the Institute (Co), michael.sinapius@dlr.de

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“This edited volume provides a comprehensive overview of the synthesis of active composite structures. … The book would be of interest to practitioners interested in the linkage between material properties, manufacturing, and applications for ‘smart’ and ‘adaptive’ structures.” (IEEE Control Systems Magazine, October, 2013)


Table of contents (37 chapters)

Table of contents (37 chapters)

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eBook 117,69 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Adaptive, tolerant and efficient composite structures
Editors
  • Martin Wiedemann
  • Michael Sinapius
Series Title
Research Topics in Aerospace
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-29190-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-29190-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-29189-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-44531-6
Series ISSN
2194-8240
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 464
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