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Accession Number ADA564963
Title Advanced Material Intelligent Processing Center: Next Generation Scalable Lean Manufacturing.
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 96p
Personal Author J. J. Gillespie S. G. Advani
Abstract The University of Delaware was awarded Advanced Material Intelligent Processing Center: Next Generation Scalable Lean Manufacturing (N000140911011) in 2009. Program Manager Ignacio Perez. The objective in this grant focuses on design, analysis, process, materials, and automated manufacturing technologies at basic and applied levels of research that will enable a new streamline design process for maritime and next generation lean manufacturing. The research conducted under this grant continues to improve our understanding of the process physics and address manufacturing and material issues as we develop affordable composite molding processes for structures of interest to the Navy. The overarching goals are to develop processing, characterization and automation tools such as (i) process models and simulations (ii) property evaluation methodologies and development of material constitutive models, (iii) imbedded instrumentation for health monitoring and (iv) modular tooling and online sensing and control strategies for the next generation Navy composite structures and applications. The target has been to improve quality, repeatability, tolerances, and affordability through modeling and simulations, process control.
Keywords Atp(Automated tape placement)
Composite materials
Large scale ship structures
Molding techniques
Ooa(Out of autoclave) prepregs
Oven cured vacuum consolidated prepreg based sandwich struct
Resin transfer molding
Sandwich construction
Ship structural components

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 71E - Coatings, Colorants, & Finishes
71 - Materials Sciences
41G - Quality Control & Reliability
47A - Marine Engineering
Corporate Author Delaware Univ., Newark. Center for Composite Materials.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final rept. 1 Jul 2009-31 May 2012.
NTIS Issue Number 1304
Contract Number N00014-09-1-1011 N00014-10-1-0971

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