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Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

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Faculty of Engineering
Department of Aerospace Engineering Wackett Aerospace Centre
[ Australian Science at Work Entry ]

Postbuckling analysis of 3D composite structures
Alesi Mr H
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Finite Element Modelling
Field of Research: 060407 Composite Materials


Non-linear rate dependent behaviour of graphite/epoxy structures
Alesi Mr H
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Interlaminer Shear, Rate Dependencv
Field of Research: 060407 Composite Materials


Prediction of interlaminer failure in graphite/epoxy laminates
Alesi Mr H
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Delamination, Interlaminer Stresses
Field of Research: 060407 Composite Materials


Impact damage of stiffened thin-skinned fibre composite structures
Scott Mr M
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Impact, Damage Mechanisms
Field of Research: 060407 Composite Materials


Hail impact damage of stiffened fibre composite structures
Scott Mr M
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Hailstone Impact, Damage Modelling
Field of Research: 060407 Composite materials


Durability of postbuckling fibre composite panels under shear
Scott Mr M
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Durability, Environmental Conditions
Field of Research: 060407 Composite Materials


Damage tolerance of glass fibre reinforced plastics
Herszberg Assoc Prof I
Sponsor: Gliding Federation of Australia
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Fatigue, Bearing Loads, Load Transfer
Field of Research: 060407 Composite materials

Automated manufacture of textile composite structures
Herszberg Assoc Prof I
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
In collaboration with: Rockwell/ASTA
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Textiles Processes
Field of Research: 060407 Composite Materials


Mechanical properties of composite braided preforms
Herszberg Assoc Prof I
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
In collaboration with: Rockwell/ASTA
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Braiding, Damage Tolerance, Resin Infusion
Field of Research: 060407 Composite Materials


Production development of textile preforms
Herszberg Assoc Prof I
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
In collaboration with: Rockwell/ASTA
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Multi-Filament Yarns, Preform
Architectures
Field of Research: 060407 Composite materials


Design and analysis of multi-layer woven composite preforms
Herszberg Assoc Prof I
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
In collaboration with: Rockwell/ASTA
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Weaving Processes
Field of Research: 060407 Composite Materials


Design methodology for composite textile preforms
Herszberg Assoc Prof I
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
In collaboration with: Rockwell/ASTA
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Fibre Placement, Textile Architectural Design
Field of Research: 060407 Composite materials


Mechanical behaviour of stitched composite textile preforms
Herszberg Assoc Prof I
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
In collaboration with: RockweIVASTA
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Stitching, Resin 'Transfer Moulding, Buckling
Field of Research: 060407 Composite Materials


Hygrothermal effects on impact damage to woven and stitched T300/GY260 composites.
Herszberg Assoc Prof I
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
In collaboration with: Rockwell/ASTA
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Damage Tolerance, Hygrothermal Environment
Field of Research: 060407 Composite materials


Cost analysis of composites manufacture in Australia
Herszberg Assoc Prof I
Sponsor: CRC for Aerospace Structures
In collaboration with: Rockwell/ASTA
Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: Costs Analysis, Manufacturing
Field of Research: 060407 Composite Materials

 

Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering
[ Australian Science at Work Entry ]

Development of biodegradable polyvinyl alcohol copolymer-starch blends for packaging applications
Kosior E, Bhattacharya Prof S
Status: Completed 1995
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Blends of recycled polyethylene terephthalate and high density polyethylene
Bootanjai C
Status: Completed 1995
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Rheological behaviour of particulate rubberfilled low density polyethylene
Bhattacharya Prof S, Kosior E
Sponsor: GIRD Grant
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Optimisation of the injection profiles for injection moulding machines
Bhattacharya Prof S, Churchward G
Status: Completed 1995
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Rheological characterisation and modelling of photographic coupler dispersions
Bhattacharya Prof S
Sponsor: Kodak Australasia
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060599 Other Applied Sciences and Technologies n.e.c.


Melt filtration and rheological study of polypropylene bumper bars
Bhattacharya Prof S, Kosior E
Sponsor: CRC for Polymer Blends
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Melt strength enhancement of polyolefines
Bhattacharya Prof S
Sponsor: CRC for Polymer Blends
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Dynamic properties of filled polymer melt systems
Bhattacharya Prof S
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Effect of temperature on the rheology of photographic dispersions
Bhattacharya Prof S
Sponsor: Kodak Australasia
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060499 Other Material Sciences and Technologies n.e.c.

 

Department of Manufacturing Systems Engineering
[ Australian Science at Work Entry ]

Analysis of epoxy composites for rapid tooling in injection moulding process
Daver F, Nguyen L
Sponsor: Advanced Engineering Centre for
Manufacturing
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060407 Composite Materials


Annular wrinkling of metal sheet blanks during the deep drawing process.
Mahdavian M, Zen X M (PhD)
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060200 Manufacturing and Process Technologies

 


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