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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.

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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

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
2017
11 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Delamination
Compressive strength
Laminates
Buckling
Composite materials
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
2016
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
2015
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
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

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Laminates
Compaction
Geometry
Delamination
Numerical analysis
2014
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
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
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
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
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
34 Citations (Scopus)
71 Downloads (Pure)

Compressive strength of delaminated aerospace composites

Butler, R., Rhead, A. T., Liu, W. & Kontis, N., 28 Apr 2012, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 370, 1965, p. 1759-1779 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
compressive strength
delamination
buckling
compression
stacking
11 Citations (Scopus)
71 Downloads (Pure)

Damage tolerance of fully orthotropic laminates in compression

Baker, N., Butler, R. & York, C. B., 8 Jun 2012, In : Composites Science and Technology. 72, 10, p. 1083-1089 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
6 Citations (Scopus)
109 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
7 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of surface ply fibre angle on the compressive strength of composite laminates containing delamination

Rhead, A. T., Butler, R., Liu, W. & Baker, N., Dec 2012, In : Aeronautical Journal. 116, 1186, p. 1315-1330 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delamination
Compressive strength
Laminates
Buckling
Fibers
2011
25 Citations (Scopus)
74 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis and compression testing of laminates optimised for damage tolerance

Rhead, A. T., Butler, R. & Baker, N., Feb 2011, In : Applied Composite Materials. 18, 1, p. 85-100 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Compression testing
Damage tolerance
Impact strength
Laminates
Axial compression
7 Citations (Scopus)

Buckling and postbuckling of a delaminated composite beam in bending

Kinawy, M., Butler, R. & Hunt, G. W., Mar 2011, In : AIAA Journal. 49, 3, p. 670-672 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Buckling
Hydraulics
Displacement control
Autoclaves
Composite materials
2010
28 Citations (Scopus)

Compressive strength of composite laminates following free edge impact

Rhead, A. T., Marchant, D. & Butler, R., Sep 2010, In : Composites Part A Applied Science and Manufacturing. 41, 9, p. 1056-1065 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Compressive strength
Laminates
Compression testing
Composite materials
Laminated composites
2009
32 Citations (Scopus)

Compressive static strength model for impact damaged laminates

Rhead, A. T. & Butler, R., Nov 2009, In : Composites Science and Technology. 69, 14, p. 2301-2307 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laminates
Damage tolerance
Composite structures
Compressive strength
Analytical models
28 Citations (Scopus)
Laminates
Fatigue
laminates
Delamination
Fatigue of materials
2008
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bi-modal buckling of optimised truss-lattice shear panels

Williams, P. A., Kim, H. A. & Butler, R., 2008, In : AIAA Journal. 46, 8, p. 1937-1962 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Buckling
Struts
Finite element method
42 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of actuation properties of piezoelectric bi-stable carbon-fibre laminates

Giddings, P., Bowen, C. R., Butler, R. & Kim, H. A., 2008, In : Composites Part A Applied Science and Manufacturing. 39, 4, p. 697-703 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon fibers
Laminates
Piezoelectric actuators
Electric potential
Macros
17 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of composite stiffened panels subject to compression and lateral pressure using a bi-level approach

Liu, W., Butler, R. & Kim, H. A., 1 Sep 2008, In : Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 36, 3, p. 235-245 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lateral
Compaction
Compression
Composite
Optimization

Postbuckling of truss-lattice shear panels using exact theory

Williams, P. A., Butler, R., Kim, H. A. & Hunt, G. W., May 2008, In : Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures. 3, 5, p. 995-1009 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postbuckling
Structural members
Buckling
Finite element method
Defects
2007
7 Citations (Scopus)

Bi-stable composites with piezoelectric actuators for shape change

Bowen, C. R., Salo, A. I. T., Butler, R., Chang, E. & Kim, H. A., 2007, In : Key Engineering Materials. 334-335, p. 1109-1112

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Compressive fatigue limit of impact damaged composite laminates

Butler, R., Almond, D. P., Hunt, G. W., Hu, B. & Gathercole, N., 2007, In : Composites Part A Applied Science and Manufacturing. 38, 4, p. 1211-1215 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laminates
Fatigue of materials
Composite materials
Energy release rate
Fatigue damage
64 Citations (Scopus)

Morphing and shape control using unsymmetrical composites

Bowen, C. R., Butler, R., Jervis, R., Kim, H. A. & Salo, A. I. T., 2007, In : Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 18, 1, p. 89-98 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Piezoelectric actuators
Composite materials
Composite structures
Carbon fibers
Laminates
2006
27 Citations (Scopus)

Bilevel optimization and postbuckling of highly strained composite stiffened panels

Liu, W., Butler, R., Mileham, A. R. & Green, A. J., 2006, In : AIAA Journal. 44, 11, p. 2562-2570 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite materials
Buckling
Laminates
ABAQUS
Loads (forces)
2004
32 Citations (Scopus)

Nonlinear modeling of delaminated struts

Hunt, G. W., Hu, B., Butler, R., Almond, D. P. & Wright, J. E., 2004, In : AIAA Journal. 42, 11, p. 2364-2372 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003
7 Citations (Scopus)

Postbuckling of stiffened panels using strut, strip, and finite element methods

Lillico, M., Butler, R., Hunt, G. W., Watson, A. & Kennedy, D., 2003, In : AIAA Journal. 41, 6, p. 1172-1179 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Struts
Finite element method
Failure modes
Buckling
Materials properties
2002
14 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis and testing of a postbuckled stiffened panel

Lillico, M., Butler, R., Hunt, G. W., Watson, A., Kennedy, D. & Williams, F. W., 2002, In : AIAA Journal. 40, 5, p. 996-1000 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ABAQUS
Testing
Software design
Skin
Defects
2001
12 Citations (Scopus)

Experiments on interactive buckling in optimized stiffened panels

Butler, R., Lillico, M., Hunt, G. W. & McDonald, N. J., 2001, In : Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 23, 1, p. 40-48 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Buckling
Experiment
Experiments
Imperfections
Blade
20 Citations (Scopus)

Locating delaminations in composite beams using gradient techniques and a genetic algorithm

Harrison, C. & Butler, R., Jul 2001, In : AIAA Journal. 39, 7, p. 1383-1389 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delamination
Genetic algorithms
Composite materials
Deflection (structures)
Cantilever beams
1995

Optimum design of composite stiffened wing panels - a parametric study

Butler, R., May 1995, In : Aeronautical Journal. p. 169-177

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle