Self-Sensing Composites and Optimization of Composite Structures in Japan

- Journal title : International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Sciences
- Volume 11, Issue 3, 2010, pp.155-166
- Publisher : The Korean Society for Aeronautical & Space Sciences
- DOI : 10.5139/IJASS.2010.11.3.155

Title & Authors

Self-Sensing Composites and Optimization of Composite Structures in Japan

Todoroki, Akira;

Todoroki, Akira;

Abstract

I review research on self-sensing and structural optimizations of laminated carbon/epoxy composites in Japan. Self-sensing is one of the multiple functions of composites; i.e., carbon fiber is used as a sensor as well as reinforcement. I present a controversial issue in self-sensing and detail research results. Structural optimization of laminated CFRP composites is indispensable in reducing the weights of modern aerospace structural components. I present a modified efficient global search method using the multi-objective genetic algorithm and fractal branch and bound method. My group has focused its research on these subjects and our research results are presented here.

Keywords

Laminated composites;Self-sensing;Optimization;Damage;

Language

English

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