1st Edition

Introduction to Composite Materials

By Hong T. Hahn, Stephen W. Tsai Copyright 1980
    466 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    A widely used basic text by two recognized authorities. A unified and disciplined approach; advanced concepts reduced to easy-to-use charts, formulas and numerical examples.

    Stiffness of Unidirectional Composites - Transformation of Stress and Strain - Off-Axis Stiffness of Unidirectional Composites - In-Plane Stiffness of Symmetric Laminates - Flexural Stiffness of Symmetric Sandwich Laminates - Strength of Composite Materials - Hygrothermal Behavior - Micromechanics - Appendices: Transformation Equations, Unit Conversion Tables


    StephenW. Tsai

    "Explains fully the principles governing the structural behavior of composite materials and discusses the unique opportunities in design these materials offer. . . ." -Mechanical Engineering (ASME)