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Directional Composites through Manufacturing Innovation


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Benchmarking of manufacturing processes and composite materials

Comprehensive study of the available manufacturing processes and composite materials to consider during the development of the prototype.


Investigation on Feed Rate Influence on Surface Quality in Abrasive Water Jet Cutting of Composite Materials, Monitoring Acoustic Emissions

Author(s): Ioan Alexandru Popan, Vlad Bocanet, Nicolae Balc, Alina Ioan Popan
Published in: Advances in Manufacturing Engineering and Materials - Proceedings of the International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering and Materials (ICMEM 2018), 18–22 June, 2018, Nový Smokovec, Slovakia, 2019, Page(s) 105-113
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-99353-9_12

Recycling of Polymeric Composite Materials

Author(s): Emilia Sabău
Published in: Product Lifecycle Management - Terminology and Applications, 2018, Page(s) 103-121
DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.81281

Study on milling strategies influence on the quality characteristics in case of composite material

Author(s): Vasile Ceclan, Alexandru Popan, Sorin Grozav, Alina Popan
Published in: MATEC Web of Conferences, Issue 299, 2019, Page(s) 04012, ISSN 2261-236X
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201929904012

Experimental study on reverse engineering in case of composite materials cut by water jet cutting

Author(s): Ioan Alexandru Popan, Nicolae Balc, Alina Popan, Alexandru Carean
Published in: MATEC Web of Conferences, Issue 178, 2018, Page(s) 03004, ISSN 2261-236X
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201817803004

Experimental study on manufacturing complex parts from composite materials using water jet cutting

Author(s): Popan Ioan Alexandru; Popan Alina Ioana
Published in: Acta Technica Napocensis, Series: Applied Mathematics, Mechanics and Engineering, Issue Vol. 60, Issue 2, 2018, Page(s) 251-254, ISSN 1221-5872


Author(s): D.M. Kirkman, A.F. Van Der Merwe, R.I. Campbell
Published in: South African Journal of Industrial Engineering, Issue 30/3, 2019, ISSN 2224-7890
DOI: 10.7166/30-3-2264

Proposal for a method of measurement and control of surface quality in the course of abrasive waterjet cutting of material

Author(s): Ján Kmec, Marta Harničárová, Cristina Borzan, Marian Borzan, Jan Valíček, Jiří Kříž, Milena Kušnerová
Published in: MATEC Web of Conferences, Issue 299, 2019, Page(s) 02003, ISSN 2261-236X
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201929902003

Fabrication and Mechanical Characterization of Short Fiber-Glass Epoxy Composites

Author(s): Paul Bere, Mircea Dudescu, Calin Neamtu, Ovidiu Nemes, Catalin Moldovan, Mihaela Simion
Published in: Materials Performance and Characterization, Issue 8/1, 2019, Page(s) 20180171, ISSN 2379-1365
DOI: 10.1520/mpc20180171

Aspects Regarding the Use of 3D Printing Technology and Composite Materials for Testing and Manufacturing Vertical Axis Wind Turbines

Author(s): Alexandru-Polifron Chirita, Paul-Petru Bere, Radu Iulian Rdoi, Liliana Dumitrescu
Published in: Materiale Plastice, Issue 56/4, 2019, Page(s) 910-917, ISSN 0025-5289
DOI: 10.37358/mp.19.4.5283

Finite element simulation of delamination process in composite materials

Author(s): Emilia Sabău, Cristian Vilău, Paul Bere, Adrian Popescu
Published in: MATEC Web of Conferences, Issue 299, 2019, Page(s) 06003, ISSN 2261-236X
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201929906003

Experimental research regarding carbon fiber/epoxy material manufactured by autoclave process

Author(s): Paul Bere, Emilia Sabău, Cristian Dudescu, Calin Neamtu, Marius Fărtan
Published in: MATEC Web of Conferences, Issue 299, 2019, Page(s) 06005, ISSN 2261-236X
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201929906005


Author(s): Adrian POPESCU, Liana HANCU, Emilia SABAU
Published in: ACTA TECHNICA NAPOCENSIS, Issue Vol 61, No 2, 2018, Page(s) 213-218, ISSN 1221-6542

Mathematical regression model of unidirectional glass fibre reinforced polymer composites

Author(s): Sabău E., Popescu A., Miron-Borzan C.Ş., Panc N.
Published in: Academic Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Issue vol. 17, ISSUE 3, 2019, Page(s) 108-112, ISSN 1583-7904

Study on manufacturing implants of biocomposite materials by water jet cutting

Author(s): Ioan Alexandru Popan, Nicolae Balc and Alina Ioana Popan
Published in: Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Additive Technologies – ICAT 2018, 2018, Page(s) 48-50

A Comparative Study Between 3-Axis and 5-Axis Additively Manufactured Samples and their Ability to Resist Compressive Loading

Author(s): N Kaill, RI Campbell, P Pradel, G Bingham
Published in: Proceedings of the Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, 2019

Aligning material extrusion direction with mechanical stress via 5-axis tool paths

Author(s): James Gardner Tom Nethercott-Garabet N. Kaill Ian Campbell Guy A. Bingham Daniel Engstrom N.O. Balc
Published in: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication (SFF) Symposium - An Additive Manufacturing Conference, 2018, Page(s) 2005-2019