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USC Gill Composites Center work on CFRP Hat Stiffened Panels for Aerospace Applications highlighted by MSC Software NASTRAN and PATRAN as Featured Video

September 14, 2017 —

Center researcher Bo Jin and Director Prof. Steven Nutt in a feature video highlighted by MSC NASTRAN (NASA Structural Analysis)

USC M.C. Gill Composites Center’s research project “Manufacturing, Characterization, Finite Element Analysis and Structural Design Optimization of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Hat Stiffened Panels for Aerospace Applications” led by center researcher Bo Jin has been recently highlighted by MSC Software NASTRAN (NASA Structural Analysis) and PATRAN Development on their corporate website, reaching thousands of customers and users world-wide.


A video features center researcher B Jin and Center Director S Nutt can be seen on YouTube at https://youtu.be/nMSA1s2TZdc, and under the Videos tab on the following sites:






Research articles:

B Jin, X Li, R Mier, A Pun, S Joshi, S Nutt “Parametric Modeling, Higher Order FEA and Experimental Investigation of Hat-Stiffened Composite Panels” Journal of Composite Structures 

B Jin, X Li, A Pun, S Joshi, S Nutt “Design Sensitivity of Hat-Stiffened Composite Panels” American Society for Composites (ASC) Technical Conference.