Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Composite Expert to Speak at Alumni Event
The new generation of commercial jets constructed with high-strength carbon fiber composite materials are light-weight and fuel-efficient. But blunt impacts from baggage and cargo laoders and hail stones can result in damage nearly invisible to the naked eye. Prof. Hyonny Kim will describe research to detect, predict and avoid damage to modern composite airframes.
The event takes place Feb. 28 at The Boeing Company, in Seal Beach, Calif.
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