Aerospace and Cosmic Materials

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Code Completion Credits Range
W32OZ002 ZK 65P+13S
Garant předmětu:
Libor Beneš
Libor Beneš
Libor Beneš
Department of Materials Engineering

The course is aimed at getting acquainted with current trends in the field of metallic and non-metallic construction materials, designed for aviation, respectively. space construction. Students will gain knowledge and skills, respectively. are acquainted with the methodology necessary for the optimal application of aviation materials, in relation to their constitution and the specifics of processing technologies, with regard to micro / macrostructure, utility properties and especially on the typical applications of selected aviation materials.

Syllabus of lectures:

•Demands and classification of the main groups of technical materials for applications in the aerospace industry, the characteristics of the essential aerospace materials.

•Marking materials according to EN.

•Proposal of material for the utility of the product in terms of function, technology economy and environment.

•Specific materials requirements for applications in the aerospace/cosmic industry.

•The optimum choice of a material for aircraft structures while respecting weight, durability and safe operation.

•Groups of materials used in construction of airframe and engine parts.

•Aluminium alloys, technically pure titanium and its alloys, magnesium alloys, superalloys based on nickel and

cobalt, high-strength steel.

•Engineering plastics, ceramics, fiber and particle-reinforced composites, design and optimization of the composite structures.

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Study materials:

•Hussey B., Wilson J.: Light Alloys. Directory and databook. Chapman&Hall, 1998.

•Middleton, D.H.: Composite materials in aircraft structures, Longman Group, 1990.

•ASM Handbook, Volume 21, Composites, ASM International, 2002.

•ASM Handbook, Vol. 02 Properties nad Selection of Nonferrous Alloys.

•Vlot A., Gunnink J. W.: Fibre Metal Laminates, ISBN 1-4020-0038-3.

•ASM Handbook Vol. 01 Properties and Selection: Irons, Steels and High Performance Alloys.

•F.C. Campbell: Manufacturing Technology for Aerospace Structural Materials. Elsevier, 2006. ISBN-13: 978-1-85-617495-4.

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

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