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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.

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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.

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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)
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.

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4 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.

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2017
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18 Citations (Scopus)
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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

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6 Citations (Scopus)
2016

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.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
170 Downloads (Pure)
2015

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.

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10 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.

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22 Citations (Scopus)
142 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

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20 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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2014

Designing for damage tolerance

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

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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.

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54 Citations (Scopus)
154 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.

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46 Citations (Scopus)
151 Downloads (Pure)
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

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24 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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2012

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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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37 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
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9 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
2011

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.

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28 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
2010

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.

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29 Citations (Scopus)
2009

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.

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33 Citations (Scopus)
28 Citations (Scopus)
2008

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.

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1 Citation (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.

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46 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.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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2007

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

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7 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.

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29 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.

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69 Citations (Scopus)
2006

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.

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27 Citations (Scopus)
2004

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.

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33 Citations (Scopus)
2003

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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
2002

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.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
2001

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.

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12 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.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
1995

Optimum design of composite stiffened wing panels - a parametric study

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

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