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Design and manufacturing of composite prototypes<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> and manufacturing of composite prototypesDesign and manufacturing of composite prototypes<h3>Goals</h3><p><span lang="EN-US">The R&D activities in this area aim at constituting a national excellence center on design and production engineering of composite structure, particularly in the scale-up from concept phase up to the prototype level, through processes, techniques, methodologies and advanced tools for the integrated and automated manufacturing</span>.</p><h3>Research topics</h3><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li><p>Preliminary design of innovative aerospace structures</p></li><li><p>Innovative automated processes for the production of composite parts</p></li><li><p>Realization of prototypes through automated deposition techniques (Filament Winding, Robotic Winding, Fiber Placement), resin injection (Resin Transfer Moulding) and hand lay-up.</p></li><li><p>Realization of multifunctional nanocomposites</p></li><li><p>Grid structures in composite materials for aerospace application</p></li></ul>