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Material Characterization & Qualification (MCQ)
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Numerical Approach to Determine Crack Path and Delamination Growth in Composite Structures
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Certification-by-Analysis (CBA)
Issue #16 - 10/20/2008
Material Qualification and Certification Determine Allowables by Means of Virtual Simulation Combined With Limited Testing
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Predicting Post-Buckling Response and Ultimate Failure of Composite 2-Stringer Panels
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Composite Storage Module Joint Analysis and Test Verification
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Technical Publications

Over the years, the scientists at Alpha STAR Corporation have authored numerous technical publications, write-ups, and presentations at various industry conferences across the United States.

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  • Facesheet Delamination of Composite Sandwich Materials at Cryogenic Temperatures
  • Risk Management of Composite Structure
  • Collaborative Virtual Testing for manufacturing & Life Cycle Management
  • Optimizing Composite Rocket Motor Development Using Advanced Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Probabilistic Life Evaluation of Ceramic Matrix Composite Combustor Liner
  • Probabilistic Impact Analysis and Risk Assessment Supporting Shuttle Return-To-Flight Procedures
  • Fracture Mechanics of Ductile
  • Durability and Damage Tolerance of Composites
  • Progressive Fracture of Stitched Composite Shear in the Post Buckling Range

    Technical References from Newsletters

  • Development of MMPDS Handbook Aircraft Design Allowables. Prepared for the 7th Joint DOD/FAA/NASA Conference on Aging Aircraft, September 8-11, 2003, New Orleans, LA.
  • Material Qualification and Equivalency for Polymer Matrix Composite Material System: Updated Procedure. Office of Aviation Research, Washington, D.C. 20591, U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration, September, 2003.
  • Obtaining A-Basis and B-Basis Allowable Values for Open-Hole Specimens Using Virtual Testing. AIAAC-2007-127, 4. Ankara International Aerospace Conference, 10-12 September, 2007 - METU, Ankara.
  • Simplified Analytical Procedure for Prediction of Fracture Damage in Composite Structures. ASTM COMMITTEE-D30 Symposium on Joining and Repair of Composite Structure March 17-18, 2003 Kansas City, MO.
  • Damage Tolerance of Laminated Tee Joints in FRP Structures. Composites Part A - Applied Science and Manufacturing, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 465, 1998.
  • Progressive Failure Analysis of Shuttle Reinforced Carbon-Carbon Plate Specimens. AIAA-2006-1789, RI, May 1-5.
  • Estimation of Fatigue and Fracture Allowables for Metallic Materials Under Cyclic Loading. AIAA-2007-2381.
  • Probabilistic Fracture Toughness, Fatigue Crack Growth Estimation Resulting From Material Uncertainties. ASTM International Paper.
  • Virtual Testing And Progressive Failure Analysis of Army Composite Bridges. SAMPE 2004, Long Beach, CA 2004.
  • Composite army bridges under fatigue cyclic loading. Journal of Society of Infrastructure Engineering (SIE), Taylor and Francis Publications, Vol 2, No 1. March, 2006, 63-73.
  • Prediction of Micro-crack Densities in Cryogenic IM7/977-2 Propellant Tanks. 45rd AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, AIAA-2006-1933.
  • Prediction of Micro-crack Densities in IM7/977-2 Polymer Composite Laminates under Mechanical Loading at Room and Cryogenic Temperatures. 46rd AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, AIAA-2005-2226.
  • Crack Growth Strategy in Composites under Static Loading. 47th AIAA-2006-1842, Newport, RI, May 1-5, 2006.
  • Facesheet Delamination of Composite Sandwich Materials at Cryogenic Temperatures. Journal of Composite Science and Technology, 2006.

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