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The practical design and analysis of composites – Brisbane, QLD

Start Date 19 September 2013 Add to my calendar
End Date 19 September 2013
Time 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location Brisbane - The Brisbane Golf Club
Members $330 each
Non members $440 each

This technology workshop is intended for both beginning and more experienced technical personnel responsible for specifying and designing structures which may benefit from use of advanced composites.

Background
Advanced composites are a class of materials that can be manufactured from a range of polymers and reinforcing fibres. Composites can deliver lightweight structures with high stiffness, strength and increased durability that can be formed into complex lightweight components.

Composites is a key enabling technology with uses in an ever-increasing array of industries, but the process of introducing them to a new industry can meet with challenges. Composites behave differently to traditional materials such steel and aluminum, and an understanding of these differences and use of appropriate design methods to achieve structural integrity will be the focus of this course.

Presenter
Dr Rod Thompson, Program Manager for Design and Analysis at Advanced Composite Structures Australia Pty Ltd More…

Course objectives
At completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Select the proper composite materials and manufacturing methods appropriate for an application
  • Understand the design principles relevant to composite materials
  • Understand common design issues to avoid
  • Undertake basic design of structures in composites to ensure performance requirements are met
  • Complete design of a composite structure to meet the Requirements of the relevant industry design standard.

Full program details

Download the program and registration form