Project

  • Framework 6 – Aeronautics & Space area
  • EC funded research project
  • Funded by: European Commission
  • PARTNERS: 17 entities of 9 European countries and Israel
  • PEMAS Role: Partner and Work Package leader

 

Abstract
VULNERABILITY ANALYSIS FOR NEAR FUTURE COMPOSITE/HYBRID AEROSTRUCTURES
The Vulnerability Analysis for Near Future Composite/Hybrid Aerostructures Project– VULCAN is a 4 years EC funded R&T International Cooperation Development programme in which PEMAS participated along with several other entities from academia, R&D centres, SMS’s and Industry
The scope of this project encompasses the development of novel materials and design optimization strategies aiming at strengthening composite/ hybrid airborne structures and prevent catastrophic damage due to internal blast loading or fire incidents.

Overall Budget: 4.9 M EURO
Starting Date: October 2006
Ended: April 2010
Status
CLOSED

 

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