1st Edition

Fabrication Techniques and Machining Methods of Advanced Composite Materials

    176 Pages 52 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Fabrication Techniques and Machining Methods of Advanced Composite Materials documents the most current inventive developments in the manufacture and machining of sophisticated composite materials. The utilization of cutting-edge engineering materials with exceptional qualities, such as lightweight and long service life, is necessary for the industry to reduce both energy consumption and production/maintenance costs.

    It provides scientific and technological insights on the fabrication routes of composites. It covers various applications suitable for the aerospace, nuclear, and medical fields and emphasizes advanced machining techniques. The book also highlights some of the top innovations and advances in the fabrication of advanced composite materials and their processing technologies while targeting the latest applications.

    This reference book is meant to be used as a one-stop resource for academics and manufacturing experts, engineers in related fields, and academic researchers. It encapsulates the current trends of today's fabrication and machining processes for advanced composite materials.

    1. State of the Art in Advanced Fabrication and Characterization Techniques for Composites: Research Insights and Future Direction

    Vidyapati Kumar, Ankita Mistri, Atul Babbar, et al. 

    2. Machining of Aluminium Silicon Carbide Metal Matrix Composite Using Fabricated Electro Stream Drilling Setup

    Manpreet Singh

    3. Advanced Fabrication Techniques of Composites: A State of Art Review and Future Applications

    Ankit Tiwari , K. Ponappa, and Puneet Tandon

    4. Electro-Chemical Machining of Titanium Alloys and Various Composites for Efficient Machining Process: A Critical Review 

    P Sudhakar Rao, Vikas Sharma, Harish Kumar, and Sri Phani Sushma

    5. Green Composite: Fabrication, Characterization, Evaluation, and Application

    Jimmy Mehta, Yaman Hooda, Prateek Mittal, and Pallav Gupta

    6. Biopolymers and Sustainable Biopolymers Based Composites - Fabrication Failure and Repairing

    Jimmy Mehta, Prateek Mittal and Pallav Gupta

    7. Biomimicry-Inspired Design of Sustainable Composite Materials

    Vidyapati Kumar, Ankita Mistri, Atul Babbar, Vikas Dhawan, Raman Kumar, Lavish Kumar Singh, and Ankit Sharma

    8. Machining of Carbon Nanotubes Reinforced Epoxy Composites

    Harpreet Kaur Channi, Raman Kumar, Ramandeep Singh Sidhu, and Rajender Kumar


    Dr. Vikas Dhawan is an Academician, Administrator, and Leader in the field of Higher education having more than 25 years of rich experience. He has administrative experience in the capacity of Pro-vice chancellor, Principal, Additional Director, Director & Director Principal in various Institutes of repute. He has filed 35 patents and has more than 50 research publications in International and National Journals and Conferences of repute. His main area of Research are Machining & Testing of Fiber-reinforced Composites and has guided two Ph.D. students in the field of biodegradable composites. He has established many labs, Incubation center and centers of excellence in the field of Mechanical Engineering. He is also trained in the field of Pneumatics by SMC, India and in the field of Entrepreneurship by DST & NIESBUD. He has keen interest in use of Technology and Innovation in Teaching and implementation of New Education Policy.

    Dr. Atul Babbar works as Deputy Dean (Research and development) and Assistant Professor at SGT University, Haryana, India. His research interests include interdisciplinary research, particularly where engineering and medical research intersect. He has authored more than 60 research articles in various International and National Web of Science (SCI/SCIE), and Scopus-indexed journals. His research papers have over 850+ citations with an h-index-17 and i10 index of 31. He has 20 Published Indian patents and 04 Granted International patents. He is serving as a Guest Editor for various reputed Journals indexed in the Web of Science, PubMed, and Scopus databases. He is also serving as a Book Series Editor for Taylor & Francis Publishers. He has reviewed research articles for various peer-reviewed Web of Science and Scopus-indexed journals. He has published many international books and book chapters in multiple databases. He is an Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers (AMIE), India, and a Professional Member of the Association for Computing Machinery.

    Dr. Inderdeep Singh is working as a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee. He has completed his doctoral from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee. Dr. Singh has authored many research articles in various international and national journals and reviewed articles for many international and national peer-reviewed journals. He has supervised many post-graduates and doctoral students and is a member of the Asian-Australasian Association on Composite Materials.

    Dr. Jonathan Weaver is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Detroit Mercy, United States. He has published many articles in various high-quality peer-reviewed journals and has reviewed articles for many international and national peer-review journals. He has supervised many post-graduates and doctoral students and is a certified professional member of ICAgile.