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This text provides a grounding in state-of-the-art aerospace materials technology, including developments in aluminium, titanium and nickel alloys as well as polymers and polymer composites. Industrial Applications -- Aerospace materials and manufacturing processes at the millennium / Norman Barrington, Malcolm Black (British Aerospace Airbus) -- Advanced materials and process technologies for aerospace structures / Tsugio Imamura (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries) -- Materials for supersonic civil transport aircraft / Yann Barbaux, Jacques Cinquin (Aerospatiale) -- Aluminium-lithium alloys in helicopter airframes / Alan Smith (Westland Helicopters) -- High performance polymers and advanced composites for space application / Rikio Yokota (Institute of Space and Astronautical Science) -- Advanced polymer composite propeller blades / Mike Burden, Roy McCarthy, Brian Wiggins (Dowty Aerospace) -- Materials developments in aeroengine gas turbines / David Clarke, Steve Bold (Rolls-Royce) -- Blading materials and systems in advanced aeroengines / Tasaduq Khan, Marie-Pierre Bacos (ONERA) -- Lightweight Materials -- Advances in aerospace materials and structures / Chris Peel (DERA Farnborough) -- Fatigue optimization in aerospace aluminium alloys / Ian Sinclair, Peter Gregson (Southampton University) -- Bulk amorphous, nanocrystalline and nanoquasicrystalline aluminium alloys / Akihisa Inoue, Hisamichi Kimura (Tohoku University) -- High toughness metal matrix composites / Toshiro Kobayashi (Toyohashi University) -- Matrix and fibre systems in polymer matrix composites / Hazel Assender (Oxford University) -- Toughened thermoset resin matrix composites / Hajime Kishi, Nobuyuki Odagiri (Toray Industries)
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Brian Cantor CBE FREng (born 11 January 1948) has been the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bradford since October 2013. Prior to this appointment he was Vice-Chancellor at the University of York from 2002 to 2013, and prior to this he was Head of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Division at the University of Oxford.
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