Composites Research Group
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Capabilities

Capabilities

 

Processing

  • Processing Techniques (e.g. for affordable composite materials)
  • Composite Manufacture
  • Liquid Moulding
  • Recycling (e.g. Carbon Fibre Composites)
  • Fibre Reinforced Composite Manufacture Processes

Design and Modelling

  • Predictive Modelling
  • Composite Design
  • Modelling of Textile Composites
  • Multi-scale Modelling (e.g. for processing and performance of advanced textiles)
  • Three-Dimensional Textiles
 

Mechanics

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Photoelasticity Mechanics
  • Bio-Composites and Materials Mechanics
  • Mechanical and Thermal Management Solutions

Analysis

  • Finite Element Analysis and Formulation
  • Boundary Element Analysis
  • Materials Characterisation
  • Cracking, Damage and Failure Analysis
  • Micromechanical Analysis (e.g. of particle-reinforced composites)
  • Thermoelectrical Analysis
  • Polymer and Elastomer Analysis
  • Macroscopic and Microscopic Characterisation
 

 

Composites Research Group

Faculty of Engineering
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG9 5HR


contact: Prof Nick Warrior
email: composites@nottingham.ac.uk