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Research Output 1995 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

A plate model for compressive strength prediction of delaminated composites

Choudhry, R. S., Rhead, A. T., Nielsen, M. W. D. & Butler, R., 15 Feb 2019, In : Composite Structures. 210, p. 509-517 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Filler materials in composite out-of-plane joints – A review

Sápi, Z., Butler, R. & Rhead, A., 1 Jan 2019, In : Composite Structures. 207, p. 787-800 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Fillers
Composite materials
Skin
3D printers
Damage tolerance

High fidelity analysis to predict failure in T-joints

Sapi, Z., Butler, R. & Rhead, A. T., 1 Oct 2019, In : Composite Structures. 225, 111143.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Novel filler materials for composite out-of-plane joints

Sápi, Z., Hutchins, S., Butler, R. & Rhead, A. T., 11 Sep 2019, In : Composite Structures. 111382.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Novel filler materials for skin-stiffener structures

Sápi, Z., Hutchins, S., Butler, R. & Rhead, A. T., 16 Aug 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Towards flexible and defect-free forming of composites through distributed clamping

Jagpal, R., Butler, R. & Loukaides, E., 16 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Procedia CIRP.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dune-composites – A new framework for high-performance finite element modelling of laminates

Reinarz, A., Dodwell, T., Fletcher, T., Seelinger, L., Butler, R. & Scheichl, R., 15 Jan 2018, In : Composite Structures. 184, p. 269-278

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Laminates
Composite materials
Aircraft models
Innovation
Finite element method
1 Downloads (Pure)

Minimum mass laminate design for uncertain in-plane loading

Nielsen, M., Butler, R. & Rhead, A., 1 Dec 2018, In : Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 115, p. 348-359 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Laminates
Composite structures
Product design
Operating costs
Aircraft
1 Citation (Scopus)
Composite materials
Carbon fibers
Laminates
Materials properties
Skin

Optimum design and damage tolerance of compressively loaded laminates

Butler, R., Rhead, A. & Dodwell, T., 1 Jan 2018, Comprehensive Composite Materials II. 2nd ed ed. Elsevier Academic Press Inc, Vol. 8-8. p. 118-135 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2017
11 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Delamination
Compressive strength
Laminates
Buckling
Composite materials

Discrete Stiffness Tailoring for Improved Buckling Performance

Culliford, L., Choudhry, R., Butler, R. & Rhead, A., Aug 2017, 21st International Conference for Composite Materials. Xi'an, 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Buckling
Stiffness
Deposition rates
Compression testing
Laminates
2 Citations (Scopus)

Laminate Design for Optimised In-plane Performance and Ease of Manufacture

Nielsen, M., Johnson, K., Rhead, A. & Butler, R., 1 Oct 2017, In : Composite Structures. 177, p. 119-128

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Laminates
Formability
Stiffness
Defects
Fibers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Laminate Design with Non-Standard Ply Angles for Optimised In-Plane Performance

Nielsen, M., Johnson, K., Rhead, A. & Butler, R., Aug 2017, 21st International Conference for Composite Materials. Xi'an, 12 p. 3815

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Laminates
Damage tolerance
Buckling
Stiffness
Fibers

Multiscale Modelling of Lamination Defects in Curved Structures

Reinarz, A., Dodwell, T., Fletcher, T., Butler, R. & Scheichl, R., Aug 2017, 21st International Conference for Composite Materials. Xi’an, China, 11 p. 3771

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Defects
Laminates
Finite element method
Testing
Costs
43 Downloads (Pure)

Ply interface angles to promote automated forming of aerospace structures

Johnson, K., Rhead, A., Loukaides, E. & Butler, R., 31 Aug 2017, Proceedings of ICCM 2017.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File

Reshaping the testing pyramid: utilisation of data-rich NDT techniques as a Means to Develop a ‘High Fidelity’ Component and Sub-structure Testing Methodology for Composites

Bull, D. J., Dulieu-Barton, J. M., Thomsen, O. T., Butler, R., Rhead, A., Fletcher, T., Potter, K. & Smith, R. A., Aug 2017, 21st International Conference for Composite Materials. Xi'an, 10 p. 2090

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nondestructive examination
Composite materials
Testing
Composite structures
Stress analysis
2016

An automated image processing algorithm to determine wrinkle characteristics form B-scans

Sandhu, A., Dodwell, T. & Butler, R., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

3 Citations (Scopus)

An automated image processing algorithm to determine wrinkle characteristics from B-scans

Sandhu, A., Dodwell, T. J. & Butler, R., 2016, ECCM 2016 - Proceeding of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials. European Society for Composite Materials

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Image processing
Wavelength
Image resolution
Wave functions
Image analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Efficient Modelling and Accurate Certification of Curved Aerospace Laminates

Fletcher, T., Reinarz, A., Dodwell, T., Butler, R., Scheichl, R. & Newley, R., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

11 Citations (Scopus)
98 Downloads (Pure)

Resin treatment of free edges to aid certification of through thickness laminate strength

Fletcher, T. A., Kim, T., Dodwell, T. J., Butler, R., Scheichl, R. & Newley, R., 20 Jun 2016, In : Composite Structures. 146, p. 26-33 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)

The influence of fibre angle and resin properties on consolidation of curved laminates

Johnson, K., Erland, S. & Butler, R., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

The influence of fibre angle and resin properties on uncured interply shear

Erland, S., Dodwell, T. & Butler, R., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

2015

A Cosserat model for predicting the onset of wrinkles during the processing of composite laminates

Dodwell, T., Butler, R. & Erland, S., Jul 2015, 20th International Conference on Composite Materials. Copenhagen, 3307-3

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Anti-symmetric laminates for improved consolidation and reduced warp of tapered C-sections

Fletcher, T. A., Butler, R. & Dodwell, T. J., 30 Apr 2015, In : Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer and Composites Science. 1, 2, p. 105-111 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
17 Citations (Scopus)
79 Downloads (Pure)

Characterisation of inter-ply shear in uncured carbon fibre prepreg

Erland, S., Dodwell, T. J. & Butler, R., 1 Oct 2015, In : Composites Part A - Applied Science and Manufacturing. 77, p. 210-218 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Carbon fibers
Friction
Temperature
Resins
Plastics
14 Citations (Scopus)
83 Downloads (Pure)

Damage resistance and damage tolerance of hybrid carbon-glass laminates

Rhead, A., Hua, S. & Butler, R., Sep 2015, In : Composites Part A - Applied Science and Manufacturing. 76, p. 224-232

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Damage tolerance
Laminates
Carbon
Glass
Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
52 Downloads (Pure)

Minimum mass laminate design for uncertain in-plane loading

Nielsen, M., Rhead, A. & Butler, R., 19 Jul 2015. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Laminates
Stiffness
5 Citations (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling of as manufactured geometry for prediction of impact and compression after impact behaviour of variable angle tow laminates

Dang, T. D., Hallet, S. R., Kim, B. C., Cahain, Y. L., Butler, R. & Liu, W., 31 May 2015, In : Journal of Composite Materials. 49, 12, p. 1423-1438 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Laminates
Compaction
Geometry
Delamination
Numerical analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

The effect of free edges on inter-laminar performance of curved laminates

Kim, T., Fletcher, T., Dodwell, T., Butler, R., Scheichl, R., Ankersen, J. & Newley, R., 2015, Proceedings of the 56th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc., AIAA 2015-0968

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Laminates
Resins
ABAQUS
1 Citation (Scopus)

The influence of free edges on curved beam strength

Fletcher, T. & Butler, R., Jul 2015, 20th International Conference on Composite Materials. Copenhagen, 2115-3

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Citations (Scopus)

Uncertainty quantification of composite structures with defects using multilevel monte carlo simulations

Butler, R., Dodwell, T. J., Kim, T., Kynaston, S., Scheichl, R., Haftka, R. T. & Kim, N. H., 2015, Proceedings of the 17th AIAA Non-Deterministic Approaches Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc., 18 p. AIAA 2015-1598

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Composite structures
Defects
Skin
Monte Carlo methods
Fibers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Viscoelastic inter-ply slip in uncured laminates: experimental characterisation and modelling

Erland, S., Dodwell, T. & Butler, R., Jul 2015, 20th International Conference for Composite Materials. Copenhagen, 2207-1

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2014
3 Citations (Scopus)

Buckling and compressive strength of laminates with optimized fibre-steering and layer-stacking for aerospace applications

Butler, R., Sep 2014, Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry. Irving, P. & Soutis, C. (eds.). Oxford, U. K.: Elsevier, p. 77-97 21 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Aerospace applications
Compressive strength
Laminates
Buckling
Damage tolerance
1 Citation (Scopus)

Designing for damage tolerance

Rhead, A. T. & Butler, R., Apr 2014, In : JEC Composites Magazine. 51, 88, p. 57-61 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damage tolerance
Aircraft
Delamination
Buckling
5 Citations (Scopus)

Inter and intra-ply shearing of uncured carbon fibre laminates

Erland, S., Dodwell, T. J. & Butler, R., 2014, 16th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 2014. European Society for Composite Materials

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Shearing
Carbon fibers
Laminates
Friction
Temperature
23 Downloads (Pure)

Investigation of failure modes in impact damaged steered fibre laminates

Rhead, A., Koisin, V. & Butler, R., 7 Oct 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Shearing
Failure modes
Laminates
Fibers
Compression testing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Non-symmetric stacking sequences to aid manufacture

Fletcher, T. A., Butler, R., Dodwell, T. J. & Erland, S., 2014, 16th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 2014. European Society for Composite Materials

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Consolidation
Laminates
Defects
Composite materials
Air
41 Citations (Scopus)
76 Downloads (Pure)

Out-of-plane ply wrinkling defects during consolidation over an external radius

Dodwell, T., Butler, R. & Hunt, G., 10 Dec 2014, In : Composites Science and Technology. 105, p. 151-159 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
36 Citations (Scopus)
79 Downloads (Pure)

Static strength of metal-composite joints with penetrative reinforcement

Parkes, P. N., Butler, R., Meyer, J. & de Oliveira, A., Dec 2014, In : Composite Structures. 118, p. 250-256 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reinforcement
Metals
Bond strength (materials)
Composite materials
Titanium
2 Citations (Scopus)

Structural efficiency via minimisation of elastic energy in damage tolerant laminates

Nielsen, M., Rhead, A. T. & Butler, R., 2014, 16th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 2014. European Society for Composite Materials

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Laminates
Damage tolerance
Delamination
Buckling
Crack propagation
2013
24 Citations (Scopus)

Buckling optimization of variable-angle-tow panels using the infinite-strip method

Butler, R. & Liu, W., Jun 2013, In : AIAA Journal. 51, 6, p. 1442-1449

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Buckling
Boundary conditions
Shearing
Shear deformation
Fibers
7 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Compression after impact strength of a buckling resistant, tow steered panel

Rhead, A., Butler, R., Liu, W., Kim, B. C. & Hallett, S., 28 Jul 2013. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Impact strength
Shearing
Buckling
Laminates
Fibers
10 Citations (Scopus)

Fatigue of metal-composite joints with penetrative reinforcement

Parkes, P. N., Butler, R. & Almond, D. P., Apr 2013, 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Reinforcement
Fatigue of materials
Composite materials
Metals
Joining

Optimized fiber steering and layer stacking for elastically tailored, damage tolerant laminates

Liu, W., Butler, R. & Rhead, A. T., 1 Jan 2013, p. 4436-4444. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

9 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of tow gaps on compression after impact strength of robotically laminated structures

Rhead, A. T., Dodwell, T. J. & Butler, R., 2013, In : Computers, Materials and Continua. 35, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact strength
Delamination
Compression
Impact testing
Damage tolerance
2012

A variational model for the wrinkling of carbon fiber composites during consolidation

Dodwell, T., Butler, R. & Hunt, G. W., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

14 Citations (Scopus)
68 Downloads (Pure)

Bending strength of delaminated aerospace composites

Kinawy, M., Butler, R. & Hunt, G. W., 28 Apr 2012, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A - Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences. 370, 1965, p. 1780-1797 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
flexural strength
Delamination
Bending strength
Buckling
Composite
1 Citation (Scopus)

Buckling optimization of variable angle tow panels using exact strip models

Liu, W., Butler, R. & Kim, H. A., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Buckling
Boundary conditions
Shearing
Shear deformation
Fibers