Engineering / Aerospace Materials and Structures

The main works focus on applied mechanics based on aerospace materials, polymer matrix composites, sandwich structures, structural adhesives, adhesive joints and hybrid joints.

Both experimental and also numerical techniques are conducted for detailed designs.

The materials under quasi-static and dynamic conditions are investigated.

  • Design of samples to obtain shear curves of the structural adhesives
    • Aeroelastic analysis for a helicopter rotor blade
      • Hybrid bolting analysis
        • Custom designed impact test setup