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Structural Framework for Flight II: NASA’s Role in Development of Advanced Composite Materials for Aircraft and Space StructuresThis monograph is organized to highlight the successful application of light alloys on aircraft and space launch vehicles, the role of NASA in enabling these applications for each different class of flight vehicles, and a discussion of the major advancements made in discipline areas of research. In each section, key personnel and selected references are included. These references are intended to provide additional information for technical specialists and others who desire a more in-depth discussion of the contributions. Also in each section, lessons learned and future challenges are highlighted to help guide technical personnel either in the conduct or management of current and future research projects related to light-weighting advanced air and space vehicles.
Document ID
Document Type
Contractor Report (CR)
Tenney, Darrel R.
(Analytical Services and Materials, Inc. Hampton, VA, United States)
Starke, Edgar A., Jr.
(Virginia Univ. Charlottesville, VA, United States)
Newman, James C., Jr.
(Mississippi State Univ. Mississippi State, MS, United States)
Heyman, Joseph
(Luna Innovations, Inc. Charlottesville, VA, United States)
Bales, Thomas T.
(Analytical Services and Materials, Inc. Hampton, VA, United States)
Date Acquired
April 17, 2019
Publication Date
April 1, 2019
Subject Category
Structural Mechanics
Metals And Metallic Materials
Report/Patent Number
Funding Number(s)
WBS: WBS 432938.
Distribution Limits
Public Use Permitted.
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