1.1 Major Composites Applications of MHI
1.2 Composite Products of Kawasaki Heavy Industries
1.3 Tape Winding Device
1.4 Full Scale Panel
1.5 Folding Process for the 1/2 Stringer
1.6 Continuously Formed Graphite/Epoxy Composite Tubes For Large Space Structure
1.7 JAMCO's Continuous Curved Pultrusion Machine (side view)
1.8 JAMCO's Continuous Curved Pultrusion Machine (front view)
1.9 3-D Fabric -> RTM (1)
1.10 3-D Fabric -> RTM (2)
1.11 Cocured Canard Box Structure
1.12 Research Program of Sine Wave Spar and Box Beam
1.13 Wing Torque Box
1.14 Composite Focus by Institution
1.15 Comparison of Current Capabilities

2.1 Commercial Aircraft Demand by the Year 2010
2.2 Typical Japanese "Heavy Industries" Company

4.1 Schematic of NEFMAC Grid
4.2 Schematic of the Pin-Winding Process
4.3 Typical Stress-Strain Profiles
4.4 Geometrical Features of NEFMAC
4.5 Details of the Test Slab
4.6 Stress/Strain Behavior of NEFMAC as a Function of Temp./Time
4.7 Comparison of M-_ Behavior
4.8 NEFMAC Grid

5.1 Toray's Family of Carbon Fibers

6.1 Interaction of Manufacturing With Other Key Areas
6.2 Schematic of an Ideal Manufacturing System
6.3 An Idealized Manufacturing Science System
6.4 Use of Various Aspects to Aid in the Development of a Science Base
6.5 Simulation of Processes Can Aid in Directing Experimentation
6.6 The Coupling of Design Factors with Processing Science
6.7 The Coupling of Design Interactions for Intelligent Manufacturing
6.8 The Materials Transformation Process
6.9 The Principles of Process Modeling
6.10 Schematic of Functionally Gradient Composites
6.11 Inorganic Material Processing for Tailored Composite Surfaces
6.12 Polymer Preparation Using Photo-Chemical Means for Fine Alignment
6.13 Ultrasonic Scanning Tank
6.14 Multi-Channel Acoustic Emission Analyzer
6.15 X-Ray CT Scanner
6.16 A Scheme for Overall Quality and Reliability Assessment
6.17 Use of AI and Expert Systems for Intelligent Manufacturing
6.18 The Focus

7.1 Interacting Decision Areas
7.2 Opportunities in Early Design
7.3 The Four-Phase Approach to QFD
7.4 The Elements of the TQD Process
7.5 Schematic of Use of TQD Templates
7.6 Inherent Levels of Scale in a Composite--Opportunities for Design
7.7 Cross-Plotting of Attributes
7.8 Deselection of Primary Processes
7.9 Relative Applicability of Forming Processes
7.10 Deselection as a Part of CAD
7.11a-b CAD-Based Discrimination (1 & 2)
7.11c-d CAD Based Discrimination (3 & 4)
7.12 Cost-Benefit Plot
7.13 The Evolution of Quality Control
7.14 A Comparison of Methodologies
7.15 Stages in the Design Cycle
7.16 Structure of the Mitsui Keiretsu
7.17 The Sanwa Group
7.18 The DKB Group
7.19 Interactions Between Major Keiretsu and Other Groups
7.20 Percentage of Sales for a Typical Japanese "Heavy Industries" Company
7.21 Organizational Structure of Tonen Corporation
7.22 Schematic of Tow Sheet
7.23 Total Information Control as Espoused by Mizuno -- From Management to Cost, Process and Stock Control

Published: April 1994; WTEC Hyper-Librarian