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CAIO (computer aided internal optimization): A powerful method to optimize fiber arrangement in composite materials
Author(s): R. Kriechbaum
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Paper Abstract

A new method to optimize anisotropic fibre arrangements within composite material structures is presented in this paper. The so-called CAIO method (Computer Aided Internal Optimization) adapts biological fibre orientation methods for minimization of shear stresses within anisotropic or multi-layer composite material structures of engineering components to help avoid failure.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1992
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1777, First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 17771L (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2298080
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R. Kriechbaum, Institute for Material Research (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1777:
First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials
Brian Culshaw; Peter T. Gardiner; Alaster McDonach, Editor(s)

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