Presents Concepts That Can Be Used in Design, Processing, Testing, and Control of Composite MaterialsIntroduction to the Micromechanics of Composite Materials weaves together the basic concepts, mathematical fundamentals, and formulations of micromechanics into a systemic approach for understanding and modeling the effective material behavior of co
Introduction. Vectors and Tensors. Spherical Inclusion and Inhomogeneity. Ellipsoidal Inclusion and Inhomogeneity. Volume Integrals and Averages in Inclusion and Inhomogeneity Problems. Homogenization for Effective Elasticity Based on the Energy Methods. Homogenization for Effective Elasticity Based on the Vectorial Methods. Homogenization for Effective Elasticity Based on the Perturbation Method. Defects in Materials: Void, Microcrack, Dislocation, and Damage. Boundary Effects on Particulate Composites. References.