EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Composites Manufacture
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|Organisation:||University of Bristol|
|Partner Organisation:||University of Nottingham|
|Partner Organisation:||University of Manchester|
|Partner Organisation:||Cranfield University|
|Tags:||CDT, University of Bristol|
|Related theme:||Manufacturing the future|
The scope of the Centre is the manufacture of high performance engineering structures from polymer matrix composites that use state of the art fibres as reinforcement. This encompasses design for manufacture and those novel aspects of materials and processes which relate directly to the development and evaluation of flexible next-generation composites manufacturing processes based on low cost, short cycle times, efficiency and sustainability.
The applied research projects undertaken by the Research Engineers in the IDC in Composites Manufacture are industrially defined and positioned in the Technology Readiness Level 3-5 range of R&D activity. They have a natural synergy with curiosity driven projects undertaken by PhD students within the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Composites (CIMComp).