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Research Output

2020

Buckling and strength analysis of panels with discrete stiffness tailoring

Culliford, L., Butler, R., Choudhry, R. & Rhead, A. T., 15 Feb 2020, In : Composite Structures. 234, 111672.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2019

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

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1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

High-performance dune modules for solving large-scale, strongly anisotropic elliptic problems with applications to aerospace composites

Butler, R., Dodwell, T., Reinarz, A., Sandhu, A., Scheichl, R. & Seelinger, L., 25 Oct 2019, In : Computer Physics Communications. 106997.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Novel filler materials for composite out-of-plane joints

Sápi, Z., Hutchins, S., Butler, R. & Rhead, A. T., 1 Dec 2019, In : Composite Structures. 229, p. 1-9 9 p., 111382.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Novel filler materials for skin-stiffener structures

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

4 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

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

Jagpal, R., Butler, R. & Loukaides, E., 30 Dec 2019, In : Procedia CIRP. 85, p. 338-343

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
2018

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 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

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Numerical Prediction of Failure in Composite T-joints Using Progressive Damage Modelling

Sápi, Z., Butler, R. & Rhead, A., 1 Jan 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

3 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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

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4 Citations (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

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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

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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

1 Citation (Scopus)
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

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

3 Citations (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

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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13 Citations (Scopus)
158 Downloads (Pure)

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
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

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

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9 Citations (Scopus)
11 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

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22 Citations (Scopus)
132 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

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18 Citations (Scopus)
121 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

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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., 1 May 2015, In : Journal of Composite Materials. 49, 12, p. 1423-1438 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Citations (Scopus)
133 Downloads (Pure)

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

3 Citations (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

2 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

8 Citations (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

1 Citation (Scopus)
2014

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

3 Citations (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

1 Citation (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

6 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of failure modes in impact damaged steered fibre laminates

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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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

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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49 Citations (Scopus)
138 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

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41 Citations (Scopus)
135 Downloads (Pure)

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

2 Citations (Scopus)
2013

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

24 Citations (Scopus)

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

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7 Citations (Scopus)
34 Downloads (Pure)

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

10 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)
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