About the course
This is the fourth course in the Certificate in Aircraft Composite Materials & Manufacturing. This final course examines the repair of aircraft composite materials. Featuring a team of instructors representing academia and industry, repair methods and considerations will be taught utilizing practical industry examples. Understand typical in-service damage types, sources and causes for composites and metals. Learn the key differences in damage detection techniques and repair criteria for composites and metals and explore the differences in repair methods for composite and metal structures. Identify advantages of composite bonded and bolted repair methods. Analyze common maintenance issues including paint removal and repainting of structures and bond/ground maintenance.
- Examples of in-service damage
- Typical types and sources of damage
- Damage detection processes
- Non-structural repair techniques
- Structural repair techniques
- Bolted repair methods
- Bonded repair methods
Professor K. B. Das has been teaching at the UW since 1978. He worked for Boeing for 24 years in materials and processes engineering and 16 years in QA organizations before retiring in February 2003. He has more than 40 years of research and development experience in high vacuum technology, rapid...
Brian Flinn has been conducting research and teaching in the UW Department of Materials Science and Engineering since 1991. He is a founding member of the Federal Aviation Administration's Center of Excellence for Advancement Materials for Transport Aircraft Structures. His research includes adhe...
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