Composite-Metal Hybrids

Ritter, George W.
February 2009
Assembly;Feb2009, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p12
The author focuses on composite-metal hybrid structures. He notes that carbon-fiber reinforced composites possess a tensile modulus almost equal to that of aluminum, but at only 60% of the weight. He cites that composite-metal hybrid structures provide attractive strength, stiffness and weight management if parts are properly designed. He stresses the need to consider the directional properties of the composite for designing the composite-metal joint in order to produce bonded hybrid structures.


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