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Thursday, March 14 • 10:00 - 11:30
Overview of the Field of Composites

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The workshop targets students who want to supplement their course studies by learning more about fiber-reinforced composites. The two-part program includes workshops with a focus on theoretical foundations and a guided tour through the JEC World trade show.
The main purpose of the workshop will be to give the Students an overview of the field of composites. The following issues will be presented:
  • Use of composites in the industry
  • Advantages and disadvantages of FRP (including glass)
  • Specific features of anisotropic materials, with a focus on fiber-reinforced materials
  • Overview of carbon-fiber production
  • Overview of production processes for CFRP parts
  • Overview of recycling methods
  • Evolution of production prices over recent years
Followed by a Guided Tour of JEC World from 12pm to 2pm

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Head of International Affairs, Controlling & Development, MAI CARBON
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Deputy Managing Director, Carbon Composites e.V. - MAI Carbon
Dr. Tjark von Reden, born in 1977, studied aerospace engineering at the University of Stuttgart. In 2006 he graduated in the fields of aircraft design and aerodynamics.From 2006 to 2013 he worked as research assistant at the Institute of Aircraft Design at the University of Stuttgart... Read More →

Thursday March 14, 2019 10:00 - 11:30 CET
Education Hub (Hall 5 / C91)