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Swansea University leverages VABS simulation software

Swansea University has licensed VABS simulation software for researching new helicopter rotor blades.

26th July 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  West Jordan, UT

Transport/​Aerospace

The VABS programme is a general-purpose cross-sectional analysis tool for computing beam properties and recovering 3D stresses and strains of slender composite structures. It is a tool for modelling composite helicopter and wind turbine rotor blades, as well as other slender composite structures, such as propellers, landing gear, and high-aspect ratio wings.

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