Aerospace Nanotube Hybrid Composite Structures with Sensing and Actuating Capabilities

NOESIS exploits the potential offered by Carbon Nanotube (CNT) reinforcements and focuses on developing novel nano-composite components with enhanced sensing and actuating capabilities. Small loading with conductive additives (1-5% of weight) of nanoparticles can result in (1) property enhancements comparable to those caused by conventional loadings (15-40%) of common fillers, and (2) unique value-added properties not normally possible with common fillers. Added benefits include better processing and reduced component weight.

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    • Research institutions undertaking the sub-projects: Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe GmbH, Germany; Technische Universität Hamburg - Harburg (TUHH), Germany; Fundación INASMET, Spain; Bóreas Ingeniería y Sistemas S.A., Spain; ATECA - Application des Technologies Avancées S.A., France; Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France; ARKEMA S.A., FranceIntegrated Aerospace Sciences Corporation O.E. (INASCO), Greece; University of Patras, Greece; Hellenic Aerospace Industry S.A., Greece; Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; Israel Aircraft Industries Ltd. (IAI), Israel; Centro Ricerche FIAT S.C.p.A., Italy; and Brimalm Engineering AB, SwedenSicomp AB, Sweden.


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  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Strengthening Competitiveness

    6th RTD Framework Programme
    European Union
    Brussels,   Belgium 
  • Project Managers:

    Maistros, Georges

  • Start Date: 20050400
  • Actual Completion Date: 20090400
  • Source Data: RiP Project 25671

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  • Accession Number: 01461584
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Knowledge Centre
  • Files: RiP
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:48PM