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1st Edition

Smart Autoclave Cure of Composites

ISBN 9780367450779
Published December 2, 2019 by CRC Press
172 Pages

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Book Description

This book describes process models for thermosetting and thermoplastic matrix composites and an expert system applicable to autoclave curing of thermosetting matrix composites. It presents a rule based expert system that can be used for real time control of the autoclave temperature and pressure.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Part 1: Curing of Thermoplastic Matrix Composites 2. General Considerations of Curing Thermoset Matrix Composites 3. A Model of Autoclave Cure Process 4. An Expert System for the Autoclave Cure Process 5. Verification of SECURE by Computer Simulation 6. Verification of SECURE by Experiment Part 2: Processing Thermoplastics 7. General Considerations for Processing Thermoplastics 8. A Model of Processing Thermoplastics

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