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2021/2022

Aerospace materials

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E321085 Z,ZK 4 2P+2C English
Lecturer:
Vladimír Mára (guarantor), Libor Beneš (guarantor)
Tutor:
Vladimír Mára (guarantor), Libor Beneš (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Materials Engineering
Synopsis:

Characteristics of basic properties of aerospace materials. Specific material requirements for aerospace applications. Optimal choice of material for aerospace structures with respect to the basic requirements regarding weight, durability and safe operation.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

• History, development, present and future of aerospace materials in relation to the development of aeronautics.

• Categories of materials used in the construction of airframe and engine components.

• Specifics of requirements for aerospace materials.

• Optimal choice of material for aerospace structures, basic requirements in relation to weight, service life and operational safety.

• Aluminum alloys used in aerospace.

• Magnesium alloys for aerospace structures.

• Technically pure titanium and its alloys used in aviation and aerospace.

• Superalloys based on nickel and cobalt - for high temperature applications.

• Steels for aeronautics - stainless steels, high-strength steels and steels for extreme temperatures.

• Plastics for construction applications used in aerospace.

• Ceramics for construction applications and its use in aerospace structures.

• Fiber and particle composites, their development and application for aerospace structures.

• Comparison of individual groups, Ashby maps, specifics of material design for aerospace technology.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:
Study materials:

•PTÁČEK, L. Nauka o materiálu I. 2001. Brno: CERM, 2001. ISBN 80-720-4193-2.

•MACEK, K. a P. ZUNA. Strojírenské materiály. Praha: Vydavatelství ČVUT, 2003. ISBN 80-010-2798-8.

•USTOHAL,V.: Letecké materiály. VUT Brno, 1988

•HUSSEY B., WILSON J.: Light Alloys. Directory and databook. Chapman & Hall, 1998

•MICHNA, Š. a kol.: Encyklopedie hliníku, Prešov 2005, ISBN 80-89041-88-4

•BAKER, A.: Composite materials for aircraft structures, AIAA 2004

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2021/2022:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomKN:B-37
Mára V.
Beneš L.

09:00–10:30
(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna 12132
roomKN:B-37
Mára V.
Beneš L.

10:45–12:15
(parallel nr.1)
Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna 12132
Wed
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2021/2022:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2022-08-18
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