Project Status: Completed

Concurrent structural fatigue damage prognosis under uncertainties

This project proposes a fundamentally different and innovative fatigue prognosis methodology based on a small time scale formulation is proposed for the real-time concurrent structural damage prognosis. The proposed novel damage model overcomes the inherent […]

Project Status: Completed

Validation and uncertainty management of prognostic algorithms

The overall goal of the proposed project is to develop, validate and demonstrate a general fatigue damage prognosis and uncertainty management methodology for implementations of the IVHM to aircraft structures. It combines fundamental fatigue mechanism […]

Project Status: Completed

Rotorcraft damage tolerance risk assessment and management

The project aims support FAA rulemaking and the implementation of rotorcraft damage tolerance requirements. It combines uncertainty quantification and propagation analysis, multi-scale fatigue and fracture modeling, risk assessment and reliability-based inspection and maintenance scheduling to […]

Project Status: Completed

IRES in China – Advanced Materials for a Sustainable Development

This award is a grant in response to Program Solicitation, International Research Experiences for Students (IRES). The research topic of this program is the development of advanced materials for applications in energy generation and storage […]

Project Status: Completed

Self-healing of fatigue damage in metallic materials

This project proposes an innovative and fundamentally different fatigue damage mitigation methodology based on the self-healing mechanism. Detailed mechanism modeling, numerical methods, state-of-the-art experimental techniques, and advanced material synthesis are integrated together for system development […]