33th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences

04.1 - Aerospace Grade Materials, Structural Analysis, Fatigue and Damage Tolerance

TOWARDS VIRTUAL FATIGUE TESTING: DEVELOPMENTS AND CHALLENGES FOR METALLIC AND COMPOSITES AEROSTRUCTURES

I. Rivero╣, A. Palomar╣, N. Martin╣, M. Lozano╣, J. Romero╣, B. De Nicolas╣, M. Rebollo╣, J. Gomez-Escalonilla╣; ╣Airbus, Spain

An overview of the latest developments carried out at Airbus for Military Aircraft programs towards virtual fatigue testing will be presented emphasizing the most relevant specific needs in terms of virtual fatigue testing technology for both metallic and composite structures, and also an identification of the main developments to be addressed for virtual fatigue testing effective implementation.


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