News tagged with fiber composites

The 70 kilo single person plane

(PhysOrg.com) -- Aki Suokas, a Finnish aeronautical engineer, has just finished creating a unique single-seat aircraft this week. The project was completed at Aero Friedrichshafen, and it has been dubbed the ...

Apr 15, 2011 4.4 / 5 (22) 18 | with audio podcast weblog

Manipulating light at will

Electrical engineers at Duke University have developed a material that allows them to manipulate light in much the same way that electronics manipulate flowing electrons.

Aug 01, 2011 4.8 / 5 (6) 1 | with audio podcast

High tech for bicycles

Carbon fiber composite materials (CFRPs) not only make cars and airplanes lightweight but also benefit the light weight constructions for valuable bicycle concepts. At the Composites Europe trade show in Stuttgart, ...

Oct 21, 2009 4.3 / 5 (3) 0