SPE ACCE 2012 Review
Bursting at the seams, the 12th annual Society of Plastic Engineers Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition tops its previous bests.
Tidal turbine blade toughened for turbulent salt sea
Demonstrator design proves robust blade destined for 10-MW tidal turbine farm.
Stanford University study of complex composites to use MSC.Software
A team led by Dr. Stephen Tsai will employ the software company's MSC Nstean And Marc products to address characteristics of complex 2-D and 3-D models
Virtual testing of composites: Beyond make & break
Software-based micromechanical modeling and analysis methods promise faster and more cost-effective aircraft development and testing programs.
Composite propeller for Royal Navy minehunter
Composite-for-metal replacement brings multiple benefits.
Challenge of engineering retrofit blades
Myriad interrelated design factors are considered in new blades for turbines originally built for high-wind regimes.
Aircraft simulation gets composites aware
Rapid software evolution enables faster, better virtual solutions to complex composite design problems.
Airbus, MSC.Software partner to provide composite training
MSC.Software and Airbus have completed the first phase of the Trans-National Composites Training (TCT) Program, organized to educate a new generation of composites designers.
COMPOSITESWORLD EXPO Showcase
The inaugural COMPOSITESWORLD Expo Conference and Exhibition draws participants from all segments of the industry, including many new faces.
Formula 1 team accelerates design-to-track speed
Race car builder automates manual chassis design phase with unique FEA-to-CAD utility.
Focus on Design: Solar-powered composite car designed to win
Three for three in Australias famed solar car race, university students from The Netherlands take this redesigned <420-lb carbon composite vehicle Down Under for number four.
Focus on Design: Carbon/epoxy drum for large-format inkjet printer
Well-thought-out design enables hard-working industrial part.
Carbon car hood: Class A and cost-effective
Resin film infusion, electroformed nickel tooling meet Aston Martin quality and cost targets.