Composites Standards and Certification

Specialism: Specialist

Skill Level: Advanced Level

Delivery Method: Classroom

Duration: 2 days

Course Status: Available

Price: £1000 + VAT

Course description

The course comprises lectures that:

  • Provide Learners with an understanding of the need for suitable Regulations, Codes and Standards (RCS) for composite materials
  • Give learners an overview of the certification process of composite structures in a number of industry sectors
  • Enable learners to analyse qualification test data and obtain appropriate design data

There are also three practical sessions on:

  • Interpretation and application of BS EN ISO 14126 Fibre-reinforced plastic composites – Determination of compressive properties in the in-plane direction
  • Calculation of B-basis values for longitudinal compression strength of a carbon epoxy pre-preg material
  • Development of a basic qualification programme for a deep-water composite riser

Who is it for?

Aimed at graduates that wish to deepen their knowledge in how standards are developed and used to measure the performance and design / certify composite materials and structures

Further Information

Certificate Type: NPL Certificate of Completion
Available as open course: Yes
Available as in-house course: No

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Learning outcomes

Learners will be able to:

  • Understand how standards are created and their relation to regulations and codes
  • Interpret and use composite materials standards
  • Choose the right test method and standard for qualifying composite materials and certifying structures
  • Understand how to statistically analyse test data to obtain design data for composite materials

Date(s) of next course

Date Location Delivery partner
27 September 2022 Teddington NPL (Teddington)
6 December 2022 Teddington NPL (Teddington)

Please send an email to sarah.marshall@npl.co.uk to book the 27-28 September date.

Please get in contact to register your interest for the 6-7 December dates.

Register

Register your interest for this course below, or contact us on 020 8943 6528 or 020 8943 6606.

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