Pressure Adaptive Honeycomb

Organization: 

KU Center for Technology Commercialization, Inc. (KUCTC), Kansas, US

I.P. Brief: 

Pressure Adaptive Honeycomb (PAH) is an adaptive structure which uses pressurized cells to create an internal framework that lets structures like a jet wing or wind turbine blade morph in response to external or internal air pressure. Integration of PAH makes structures less complex and more efficient.

Keywords: 

energy efficiency, optimization, fuel economy

Primary Industry: 

Aerospace & Defense

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