28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-8.8.1
DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND MANUFACTURING OF THE ALCAS CFRP DOOR SURROUND STRUCTURE
M. Kleineberg, T. Stroehlein*, R. Kaps
DLR, Germany; *Volkswagen PMT-P, Germany
Keywords: cfrp door surround structure, integral structure, manufacturing driven design, preforming, flow simulation, infusion, quality assurance
Complex, load bearing CFRP components like a fully integral Door Surround Structure are difficult to manufacture but may be advantageous from an assembly point of view. Within the EU project ALCAS this topic has been investigated by challenging alternative design options and by evaluating a resin infusion based manufacturing scenario.
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