Composites: The Future Generation of Aircraft Materials

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Year : 2021 | Volume : | Issue : 2 | Page : 1-10

    Para Saraiya

  1. Mihir Gohil

  2. Rajeshwar Deshmukh

  1. Student, Mechanical Department, Thakur College of Engineering & Technology, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  2. Student, Mechanical Department, Thakur College of Engineering & Technology, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  3. Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department, Thakur College of Engineering & Technology, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


New developments in material science and its technologies find their best fulfilling areas in aircraft and space vehicles. The aviation and space industry has often been a catalyst for the development and innovation of a new material framework in its construction. The basic parameters for aerospace development are weight reduction, system-specific requirements, and low cost. Materials have an impact on the entire life cycle of an airplane, from the design phase of the production of their product to the end of their lives. Aviation industry is one of the foremost adopters of advanced composite materials. Composite materials have changed the outline of the aircraft industry. Composite materials are complex in nature and it is a combination of two or more substances that subsequently increases the strength and efficiency of materials. From the Boeing industry to the military aircraft industry every aircraft is using these composites for getting more benefits. Composites have provided various solutions of material and its various types are available such as-ceramic matrix, metal matrix, polymer matrix composites etc. Recent developments in aircraft design can be seen in the Bombardier C-series and Airbus 3820. In this paper, review of current materials and composite materials is discussed and composite material will be the future in aircraft manufacturing is explained

Keywords: Aviation Industry, Aerospace Material, Composite Material, Metal Matrix, Polymer Matrix

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 7
Issue 2
Received February 4, 2021
Accepted June 22, 2021
Published June 30, 2021