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Optimum design of composite structures using lamination parameters

Liu, Xiaoyang 2019. Optimum design of composite structures using lamination parameters. PhD Thesis, Cardiff University.
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Abstract

The optimised design of composite structures has attracted great interest from researchers, in the pursuit of developing more effective and efficient optimisation methods. In this thesis, two-stage layup optimisation methods based on the use of lamination parameters are developed for both single laminates and large-scale composite laminates with ply drop-offs.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Date Type: Completion
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Engineering
Uncontrolled Keywords: lamination parameters, composite, layup optimization, blending, branch and bound, layup design constraints
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 6 February 2020
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 12:06
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/128979

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