1st Edition

Repair of Advanced Composites for Aerospace Applications

    182 Pages 90 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book focuses on the repair of polymer composites for critical components in aerospace industries. It also covers the complexities of failure and repair of composites, types of fiber reinforcement and bonding. It includes special topics on damage assessment using on-site inspection (NDT and THz techniques) and automated repair processes for reliability and repeatability. Repair of Advanced Composites for Aerospace Applications also describes the characterization, modelling and simulation of the composites' damage mechanisms with respect to specific environments and applications. Failures associated with various composite repairing techniques for aerospace applications are also covered.

    Key Features:

    • Addresses the composites development process including damage detection and repair for aerospace applications.
    • Covers research on the multi-scale process modelling, material modelling, self-healing, repairing and their analyses.
    • Concentrates on the repair of composites for weight-sensitive applications in  automobiles and aerospace.
    • Analyses perspectives on materials processing and material design.
    • Details composite joints, their failure, and operations of aircraft component in various environments.

    This book is aimed at researchers, professionals and graduate students in composite materials, manufacturing, aerospace engineering, advanced materials design and manufacturing, composite materials repair, and hybrid materials repair.

    Chapter 1 A Review on Polymer Nanocomposites Used in Aerospace

    Benedict Thomas and Sourabh Kumar Soni

    Chapter 2 A Review on Natural Fibre Reinforced Composite Under UV Concentration for Aircraft Application

    Syed Noor Hussain bin Mohamed Hasanuthin, A Hamdan, A R Irfan, Mohammad Sukri Mustapa and Mohamad Norani Mansor

    Chapter 3 A Review on Advanced Polymer Composites Used in Aerospace Application

    Soundhar A, Lakshmi Narayanan V, Anita Jessie and Natesh M

    Chapter 4 The Mechanical Properties of Kenaf/Jute Hybrid Composites in Different Angles of Orientation

    K. Tabrej, M. T. H. Sultan, A.U.M. Shah, S.N.A. Safri and M. Jawaid

    Chapter 5 Dynamic Behaviour of Adhesively Bonded Structures in Aerospace Applications: An Overview

    Thulasidhas Dhilipkumar, Murugan Rajesh and Soundhar A

    Chapter 6 Introduction on Repair of Composites: Types of Repair Techniques

    Natesh M, Soundhar A, Anita Jessie and Lakshmi Narayanan V

    Chapter 7 Adhesively Bonded Composite Joints in Aerospace Application: An Overview

    Thulasidhas Dhilipkumar and Murugan Rajesh

    Chapter 8 Impact Testing of Graphene, Epoxy and Carbon Fibre Reinforced Coir Composites and Automatic Prediction of Graphene Composition Using ANN

    Tanay Kuclourya, Mohit Kumar Jain, Shubham Mudliar, Narendiranath Babu Thamba and Venkatesan S

    Chapter 9 Failure of Composite Structure: Modelling of Cracks in the Aerospace Composite Structure

    Muthukumaran Gunasegeran, Edwin Sudhagar P and Ananda Babu A

    Chapter 10 Low Temperature Effect on Deflection Behavior of a Cracked Laminated Glass Plat

    Tayfun Inik and Mehmet Yetmez

    Chapter 11 Damage Detection and Evaluation on Gamma Irradiated Oil Palm EFB/Kevlar Hybrid Composites Using NDT Methods

    Siti Madiha Muhammad Amir, Mohamed Thariq Hameed Sultan, Mohammad Jawaid, Mohamad Ridzuan Ahmad, Muhamad Noor Izwan Ishak, Suhairy Sani, Syafiqah Nur Azrie Safri, Ain Umaira Md Shah, Shukri Mohd and Khairul Anuar Mohd Salleh

    Chapter 12 Mechanical Behaviour of Sandwich Composites in Automotive Applications

    Amol Bhanage, Saurabh Bait and Ramesh Sakhare



    Mohamed Thariq Bin Haji Hameed Sultan specializes in the field of Hybrid Composites, Advance Materials, Structural Health Monitoring and Impact Studies. He is also a Professional Engineer (PEng) registered under the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) and he is also a Charted Engineer (CEng) registered with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) United Kingdom.

    M. Rajesh is currently working in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the Vellore Institute of Technology University, India. He specializes in the field of Hybrid Composites, Advance Materials,  composite joint and its failure analysis.

    K. Jayakrishna is an Associate professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the Vellore Institute of Technology University, India. Dr. Jayakrishna’s research is focused on bio-composites and management of manufacturing systems and supply chains to enhance efficiency, productivity and sustainability performance.