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2nd Edition

Introduction to Composite Materials Design

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ISBN 9780429109478
Published July 7, 2010 by CRC Press
562 Pages

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Book Description

Presenting a wealth of completely revised examples and new information, Introduction to Composite Materials Design, Second Edition greatly improves on the bestselling first edition. It incorporates state-of-the-art advances in knowledge and design methods that have taken place over the last 10 years, yet maintains the distinguishing features and vi

Table of Contents

Introduction. Materials. Manufacturing Processes. Micro-mechanics. Ply Mechanics. Macro-mechanics. Strength. Damage. Fabric-reinforced Composites. Beams. Plates and Stiffened Panels. Shells. Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete. Appendices.

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Ever J. Barbero, BSME, BSEE, Ph.D., is a Fellow of ASME and SAMPE, and professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at West Virginia University. He is recognized internationally for his work on material models for composite materials. He is the author of a related textbook, Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials, two patents, and more than 100 peer-reviewed publications.