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Around Glare A New Aircraft Material in Context

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ISBN-10: 1402007787

ISBN-13: 9781402007781

Edition: 2002

Authors: Coen Vermeeren

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From the beginning of the 1980s, the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands developed fibre metal laminates such as Glare. This new family of hybrid materials consists of thin metal layers bonded together by fibres embedded in an adhesive, thus creating a material possessing a mixture of metal and composite characteristics. Introducing new technologies in the aircraft industry is not to be taken lightly. By nature, the aircraft industry is rather conservative; innovations must be proven - a paradox actually - in all possible ways before they can be introduced in real aircraft structures. Not only do technical aspects play a role in this respect; historical, cultural, economical…    
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Book details

List price: $179.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 8/31/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 216
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preface
Developments in Aviation
Flying in the New Atlantis - and the evolution of technology (Keynote lecture)
Sustainable aviation: KLM's view on 'Flying in the New Atlantis'
Pleading for a vision
Dilemmas and how to make a difference
Development of Materials for Aircraft Design
Materials and the development of aircraft: Wood - aluminium - composites (Keynote lecture)
Some considerations for new materials integration into aircraft systems
Wings of silver, wings of gold: Money and technological change in the aircraft industry during the 1920s and 1930s
Fibre metal laminates: An evolution based on technological pedigree
New Materials and Safety
The material down-selection process for A3XX (Keynote lecture)
Airbus composite aircraft fuselages - next or never
The way to ensure technology maturity for new materials: A contribution to airworthiness issues
Designing for risk: New materials and new approaches
New technology and safety: Some moral considerations
Emeritus Lecture Professor Vogelesang: The integration of academic education and research and development, Emeritus lecture held on September 26, 2001 at the Delft University of Technology
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