TITLE

Composite-Metal Hybrids

AUTHOR(S)
Ritter, George W.
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Assembly;Feb2009, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
36996616

 

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