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Composites Engineering Handbook

1st Edition

Edited by P.K. Mallick

CRC Press

1,264 pages

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pub: 1997-03-19
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Offers information on the fundamental principles, processes, methods and procedures related to fibre-reinforced composites. The book presents a comparative view, and provides design properties of polymeric, metal, ceramic and cement matrix composites. It also gives current test methods, joining techniques and design methodologies.

Table of Contents

Introduction - definitions, classifications and applications. Part 1 Constituents: fibres, fabrics and fillers; matrix resins and fibre/matrix adhesion. Part 2 Mechanics: micromechanics; mechanics of laminated structures; mechanics of woven fabric composites; fracture and damage mechanics in laminated composites. Part 3 Processing: processing for laminated structures; press moulding processes; filament winding; the pultrusion process for continuous automated manufacture of engineered composite profiles; processing of thermoplastic matrix composites; processing of particle-reinforced metal matrix composites; joining and repair of aircraft composite structures; machining of composite materials. Part 4 Properties and performance: laminated polymer matrix composites; random fibre composites; selection guidelines for metal matrix composites; ceramic matrix composites; cement matrix composites. Part 5 Testing: mechanical property measurements; nondestructive tests. Part 6 Engineering with composite materials: design methodology and practices; materials selection, preliminary design and sizing for composite laminates; design guidelines for laminated composites.

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Materials Engineering

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical