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Modelling of the HiPerDiF method for manufacturing recycled composites using smoothed particle hydrodynamics

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Modelling of the HiPerDiF method for manufacturing recycled composites using smoothed particle hydrodynamics. / Huntley, Samantha J; Rendall, Thomas; Longana, Marco L; Pozegic, Thomas ; Lee, Juhyeong; Potter, Kevin D; Hamerton, Ian.

Twenty-second international conference on composite materials (ICCM22). International Committee on Composite Materials, 2019.

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Harvard

Huntley, SJ, Rendall, T, Longana, ML, Pozegic, T, Lee, J, Potter, KD & Hamerton, I 2019, Modelling of the HiPerDiF method for manufacturing recycled composites using smoothed particle hydrodynamics. in Twenty-second international conference on composite materials (ICCM22). International Committee on Composite Materials, 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials, Melbourne, Australia, 11/08/19.

APA

Huntley, S. J., Rendall, T., Longana, M. L., Pozegic, T., Lee, J., Potter, K. D., & Hamerton, I. (Accepted/In press). Modelling of the HiPerDiF method for manufacturing recycled composites using smoothed particle hydrodynamics. In Twenty-second international conference on composite materials (ICCM22) International Committee on Composite Materials.

Vancouver

Huntley SJ, Rendall T, Longana ML, Pozegic T, Lee J, Potter KD et al. Modelling of the HiPerDiF method for manufacturing recycled composites using smoothed particle hydrodynamics. In Twenty-second international conference on composite materials (ICCM22). International Committee on Composite Materials. 2019

Author

Huntley, Samantha J ; Rendall, Thomas ; Longana, Marco L ; Pozegic, Thomas ; Lee, Juhyeong ; Potter, Kevin D ; Hamerton, Ian. / Modelling of the HiPerDiF method for manufacturing recycled composites using smoothed particle hydrodynamics. Twenty-second international conference on composite materials (ICCM22). International Committee on Composite Materials, 2019.

Bibtex

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