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The Problem of Designing Aerospace Mesh Composite Structures

Abstract

The review paper is devoted to the problem of designing mesh composite structures that are widely used in Russian rocket and space technology. Mesh structures developed in our country and made of composites by the method of automatic continuous winding significantly exceed the traditional stringer and three-layer structures, both metal and composite, in terms of their weight efficiency. The features of the structural-technological concept of aerospace mesh structures, their design methods and basic applications are considered. The results obtained in this area by the scientific school of academician V.V. Vasiliev are discussed.

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Original Russian Text © A.V. Azarov, 2018, published in Izvestiya Akademii Nauk, Mekhanika Tverdogo Tela, 2018, No. 4, pp. 85–93.

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Azarov, A.V. The Problem of Designing Aerospace Mesh Composite Structures. Mech. Solids 53, 427–434 (2018). https://doi.org/10.3103/S0025654418040088

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Keywords

  • composite materials
  • shells
  • mesh structures
  • design