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Self-Healing Composites- The Trick is Biology

Let’s face it, things wear out. Car tires go bye-bye, seals get worn, and Jets need constant upkeep to make sure that cracks in the fuselage don’t become points of failure. 550 more words


The Use of Composites in Aircraft Construction

Commercial aircraft manufacturers have been using composite materials in transport aircraft components for decades. But since 2011, new large transport aircraft built mostly in composite have started commercial service. 1,264 more words

An Engineer's Life: Roger Assaker Explains Why He became an Aerospace Engineer

I was born in Lebanon in October of 1968 as the youngest of three brothers.  I grew up and lived in Lebanon until the end of high school in 1987 when I left to go abroad for university. 1,273 more words