Recent Trends in Composite Materials for Aircrafts

항공기용 복합소재의 개발 및 연구동향

  • Kim, Deuk Ju (Department of Materials Engineering and Convergence Technology, Engineering Research Institute, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Oh, Dae Youn (Aerospace center, Gyeongnam Technopark) ;
  • Jeong, Moon Ki (Department of Materials Engineering and Convergence Technology, Engineering Research Institute, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Nam, Sang Yong (Department of Materials Engineering and Convergence Technology, Engineering Research Institute, Gyeongsang National University)
  • 김득주 (경상대학교 나노.신소재융합공학과) ;
  • 오대윤 ((재) 경남테크노파크 항공우주센터) ;
  • 정문기 (경상대학교 나노.신소재융합공학과) ;
  • 남상용 (경상대학교 나노.신소재융합공학과)
  • Received : 2016.04.21
  • Accepted : 2016.05.17
  • Published : 2016.06.10


The weight reduction and improved mechanical property are one of the prime factors to develop new materials for the aerospace industry. Composite materials have thus become the most attractive candidate for aircraft and other means of transportations due to their excellent property and light weight. In particular, fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials have been used as an alternative to metals in the aircraft. The composite materials have shown improved properties compared to those of metal and polymeric materials, which made the composites being used as the skin structure of the airplane. This review introduces different types of materials which have been developed from the FRP composite material and also one of the most advantageous ways to employ the composites in aircraft.


Supported by : 산업통상자원부


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