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The development and scalability of a high strength, damage tolerant, hybrid joining scheme for composite-metal structures

Graham, DP, Rezai, A, Baker, D, Smith, PA and Watts, JF (2014) The development and scalability of a high strength, damage tolerant, hybrid joining scheme for composite-metal structures COMPOSITES PART A-APPLIED SCIENCE AND MANUFACTURING, 64. pp. 11-24.

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Abstract

Advanced hybrid joints, which incorporate a specially designed array of macro-scale pins that provide mechanical interlocking reinforcement, have been developed in order to address the challenges associated with joining fibre reinforced composites to metals. In the present work, important joint characteristics including strength, mechanical fatigue, damage tolerance and durability have been studied and discussed. The results indicate that with advanced hybrid joints it is possible to achieve the benefits of the respective bonded and bolted systems but with virtually zero net weight gain, or conceivably a weight reduction as the increased performance of the hybrid scheme could facilitate smaller joints. The authors also present initial results from a comprehensive manufacturing and scalability trial, and demonstrate that low-cost, large-scale manufacture of hybrid joints is now feasible

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering Sciences
Authors :
AuthorsEmailORCID
Graham, DPUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Rezai, AUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Baker, DUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Smith, PAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Watts, JFUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 1 September 2014
Identification Number : 10.1016/j.compositesa.2014.04.018
Uncontrolled Keywords : Science & Technology, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing, Materials Science, Composites, Engineering, Materials Science, ENGINEERING, MANUFACTURING, MATERIALS SCIENCE, COMPOSITES, Hybrid, Strength, Damage tolerance, Joints/joining, SINGLE-LAP JOINTS, FATIGUE, STRESS
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Additional Information : © 2014. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 21 Aug 2015 08:39
Last Modified : 01 Sep 2015 15:21
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/808352

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