CFRP panels: Test for structural airplane parts

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    Stiffened panels of carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP)

    Stiffened panels of carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) are used to investigate the stability behaviour (buckling and post-buckling) of typical primary structures in aerospace technology, such as fuselages. The panels are considered as representative structural parts and subjected to in-plane loading conditions such as axial compression and shear and a combination of both. The objective is to analyse the load-bearing behaviour of a panel, the extent to which the structure can be loaded in the post-buckling range without damage, and the manner in which the structural element eventually fails.

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Stiffened panels of carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) are used to investigate the stability behaviour (buckling and post-buckling) of typical primary structures in aerospace technology, such as fuselages. The panels are considered as representative structural parts and subjected to in-plane loading conditions such as axial compression and shear and a combination of both. The objective is to analyse the load-bearing behaviour of a panel, the extent to which the structure can be loaded in the post-buckling range without damage, and the manner in which the structural element eventually fails. The results are used to validate numerical models so that the structural behaviour of various configurations can be simulated and the number of expensive and elaborate structural tests can be reduced in the future.

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16/08/2012 16:16:58