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Composite Analysis

COMPOSITES MAXIMIZE DESIGN POTENTIAL

Quartus has extensive experience in the analysis of composite structures. Areas of expertise include:

ANALYSIS-DRIVEN DESIGN

  • Laminates

  • Sandwich panels (aluminum, kevlar, nomex honeycomb, foam)

  • Bulk molded components

OPTIMIZATION

  • Laminate thickness

  • Ply orientation

  • Min. weight, min. frequency, stiffness

LOADING

  • Static

  • Dynamic (transient/shock/vibration)

  • Impact and bird strike

  • Thermal (distortion, dimensional stability, thermal stress)

  • Hygroscopic

SOFTWARE TOOLS

  • MSC Nastran

  • NX Nastran

  • ANSYS

  • Abaqus, Wound Composite Modeler

  • Altair OptiStruct

EXPERIENCE

  • Spacecraft (antenna reflectors, bus structures)

  • Optical systems (telescopes, optical benches, baffles)

  • Launch vehicles (primary structure, nozzles, casings)

  • Aircraft (primary structure - wings, ailerons, spoilers, ducts, radomes)

  • COPVs

  • Avionics (laminate and BMC enclosures)

  • Automotive (suspension components)

  • Biomedical (prosthetics)

  • Sporting goods

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