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A progression of damage repair capability in self-repairing composites
Author(s): Carolyn Dry
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Paper Abstract

This paper covers several projects in which the author sought to determine the extent of damage against which self repair would be effective. So far no limits have been reached beyond those of the fiber/matrix itself. Starting with repair of barely visible damage in airplane wings consisting of graphite fiber/resin matrix composites progression was next to self repair of ballistic damage to vinyl ester walls and epoxy resin walls and finally blast damage self repair of walls and then blast and ballistic damage were combined.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 April 2014
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9059, Industrial and Commercial Applications of Smart Structures Technologies 2014, 90590M (16 April 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2057488
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Carolyn Dry, Natural Process Design, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9059:
Industrial and Commercial Applications of Smart Structures Technologies 2014
Kevin M. Farinholt; Steven F. Griffin, Editor(s)

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