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Swinburne University of Technology

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Division of Science, Engineering and Design
Centre for Computer Integrated Manufacture (CIM Centre)

Warpage analysis of plastics
Thompson Prof W, Rogers Mr D (PhD) and Friedl Dr C (Moldflow)
Sponsor: Moldflow
Status: 4 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Numerical simulation of compaction of advanced ceramics
Thompson Prof W, Easton Associate Prof A and Frankish Mr G (PhD)
Sponsor: ICI Advanced Ceramics
Status: Completed 1995
Field of Research: 060405 Ceramics


Laser-based surface inspection of ceramic surfaces
Nagarajah Dr R, Thompson Prof W and Jolic Mr K (PhD)
Status: Completed 1995
Field of Research: 060502 Laser Technology


Two phase flow of polymers
Talwar Dr K, Venugopal Dr R, Freshwater Dr, Costa Mr F, Thompson Prof W and Friedl Dr C (Moldflow)
Sponsor: Moldflow and CRC in IMS&T
Status: Ongoing
In collaboration with: Moldflow Research
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Virtual injection moulding polymers
Frankish Mr G, Thevalingham Mr D, Masood Dr S, Morsi A/Prof Y, Thompson Prof W, Q Mr S W, Zoubtehenko Mr N (Tsinghua U.S.T, and Huazhong U.S.T) and Friedl Dr C (Moldflow)
Sponsor: Moldflow
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Wear of MMCs (Metal Matrix Composites)
Thompson Prof W, Cleary Mr T and Couper Dr M (Comalco Research)
Sponsor: Comalco
Status: Ongoing
In collaboration with: Comalco Research
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Extrusion of MMCs (Metal Matrix Composites)
Kop Mr A, Thompson Prof W and Devadas Dr C (Comalco Research)
Sponsor: Comalco
Status: Ongoing
In collaboration with: Comalco Research
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Near nett shape forming of advanced ceramics
Thompson Prof W, Stuart Mr M (ICI), Sellars Dr G (Monash) and Tigg Dr M (CSIRO)
Sponsor: ICI
Status: Ongoing
In collaboration with: Monash, ICI and CSIRO
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Performance of fused deposition modelling rapid prototype technology
Iovenetti Mr P, Costello Mr B J and Masood Dr S
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Polymer to polymer flow
Thompson Prof W, Costa Mr F (PhD) and Friedl Dr C (Moldflow)
Sponsor: Moldflow
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compound

 

Materials Technology Group

Computer aided design of composite materials components
Blieblau Mr A
Status: 1993 -
Field of Research: 060203 CAD/CAM Systems


Natural fibre reinforced composite materials
Blieblau Mr A
Status: 1995- , annual
Field of Research: 060407 Composite Materials

 

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
[ Australian Science at Work Entry ]

Material properties, manufacturing processes and environmental characterisation for optimising quality and reliability of components and devices
Brown Mr J, Nelson M (MSc)
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060299 Other Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.

 


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