Composite Basics, Marshall

Aircraft Technical Book Company


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This comprehensive guide delves into the principles, specifications, and practical methods for utilizing a variety of glass, carbon, and Kevlar materials, including fibers, resins, adhesives, foams, and honeycombs, in the construction and repair of lightweight airplanes. It also covers essential topics like manufacturing processes, design techniques, and stress analysis, making it an invaluable resource for both component manufacturers and those involved in aircraft design projects. With detailed discussions on tooling, stress testing, vacuum bagging, and more, this technical manual provides the necessary expertise for building and repairing parts on aircrafts of all complexities with confidence.

Chapters Include:
  • The Structural Fibers
  • Fabrics
  • Honeycomb Cores
  • Carving and Forming Core Materials
  • The Resin Matrix
  • Molding Techniques and Tooling
  • Wet Resin and Honeycomb Cores
  • Designing Composite Structures
  • Calculating Stresses and Loads
  • Adhesives and Bonding
  • Load Testing Your Structure

Product Specifications:

  • Product Features
  • ISBN: 9780977489664
  • Publisher:
  • Aircraft Technical Book Co.
  • Author: Andrew C. Marshall
  • Edition: 7th
  • Pages: 202
  • eBook Specifications
    • Type: Unsecure eBook (PDF)
    • Printing: Yes; Unlimited
    • Copy/Paste: Allowed
    • Offline Access: Yes
    • Search: Yes
    • Bookmarks: Yes
    • Compatibility: Windows, macOS, iOS, Android

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