A composite material for use in turbine support structures. The composite material may include a first material having a positive coefficient of thermal expansion and a second material having a negative coefficient of thermal expansion, a negative Poisson ratio, or both a negative coefficient of thermal expansion and a negative Poisson ratio.

Title
Composite material for turbine support structure
Application Number
11/688914
Publication Number
20080233372
Application Date
March 21, 2007
Publication Date
September 25, 2008
Inventor
Chinniah Thiagarajan
Hayagreeva Rao
Adi Narayana Namburi
Agent
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
GA, US
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
B32B 07/02
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