Center for Composite Materials - University of Delaware

Sensing Trouble

Engineers document new structural health monitoring technique

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2016 Medal of Excellence Winners

The 2016 Medal of Excellence award will be presented September 19-22, 2016, during the American Society for Composites’ 31st Annual Technical Conference at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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Composites Update | June

The CCM Composites Update is a monthly newsletter published to inform a broad range of educators, students, and professionals of the revolutionary composites research ongoing at University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials. Each issue focuses on research highlights, faculty profiles, upcoming events, and job openings, as well as important news related to our Consortium members.

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Composites Honor

John W. Gillespie Jr., director of the University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials, has been selected to receive the Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Award from the American Society for Testing and Materials. The award includes delivering a keynote lecture at the American Society for Composites (ASC) conference in Williamsburg, Virginia, in September.

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TuFF Materials

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded the University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials (UD-CCM) a $14.9M three-year cooperative agreement for the Tailorable Feedstock and Forming (TFF) Program.

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Spring Research Reviews

The CCM Spring Research Review series will begin March 9th. This series is comprised of weekly overviews of the Center's research focus areas. Each weekly session consists of four 15-minute presentations on specific topics within a designated focus area, along with a brief Q&A session.

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Top Educator

The Society of Plastics Engineers has named Suresh Advani, Associate Director of CCM, its Composites Educator of the Year for 2015. This award is sponsored by SABIC.

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AMPing it up

Center for Composite Materials develops new tool for materials processing and design

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CCM Capabilities

21st Century Design & Manufacturing

  • Basic Research
    Six research thrust areas describe Center interdisciplinary research in composites. Find out more
  • Product Development
    Provide products and services to the industry using state-of-the-art computer-aided technologies and leveraging our expertise in design and product development practices. Find out more
  • Engineering Services
    Four state-of-the-art laboratories for test and evaluation of advanced materials for a wide range of environments and conditions.
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CCM NEWS

Progressive Composite Damage Modeling in LS-Dyna Using Mat-162


Upcoming Workshop:
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | 9am-5pm
Cost: $595 per person
Includes:
Coffee, Lunch, Parking, CD with Course Content

Description
This short course will include the theory and practice of MAT162 composite damage model with applications to low and intermediate impact velocities, understanding the LS-DYNA programming parameters related to impact-contact, damage evolution, perforation and penetration of thin- and thick-section composites.

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