Composite Materials and Processing


Author: M. Balasubramanian
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439880549
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 648
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Composite Materials and Processing provides the science and technology of processing several composites using different processing methods, and includes collective information on the processing of common and advanced composite materials. It also weighs the advantages and disadvantages of various processing methods. This book is suitable for materials scientists, and graduate students, as well as for practicing engineers in composite industries. The book describes the basis for the performance of different reinforcements and matrix materials, highlights technological advancements, and significant points to consider in various processing methods. It dedicates an entire chapter to carbon-carbon composites, introducing the important properties and applications of various composites, and an additional chapter focuses exclusively on the processing of different nanocomposites. • Offers up-to-date information on composite materials processing • Contains material that is easy to read and understand • Includes study questions and a bibliography in each chapter • Provides simple laboratory experiments in the appendix The author of Composite Materials and Processing takes into consideration that readers may have no prior knowledge about composite materials processing. He breaks down in layman’s terms in-depth information about what composites are, and how they work.

Composite Materials

Quality Assurance and Processing
Author: C. E. Browning
Publisher: ASTM International
ISBN: 9780803102347
Category: Composite materials
Page: 178
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Manufacturing Processes for Advanced Composites


Author: Flake C Campbell Jr
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080510989
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 532
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• One of very few books available to cover this subject area. • A practical book with a wealth of detail. This book covers the major manufacturing processes for polymer matrix composites with an emphasis on continuous fibre-reinforced composites. It covers the major fabrication processes in detail. Very few books cover the details of fabrication and assembly processes for composites. This book is intended for the engineer who wants to learn more about composite processing: any one with some experience in composites should be able to read it. The author, who has 34 years experience in the aerospace industry, has intentionally left out mathematical models for processes so the book will be readable by the general engineer. It differs from other books on composites manufacturing in focussing almost solely on manufacturing processes, while not attempting to cover materials, test methods, mechanical properties and other areas of composites.

Advanced Composite Materials for Aerospace Engineering

Processing, Properties and Applications
Author: Sohel Rana,Raul Fangueiro
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0081000545
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 496
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Advanced Composite Materials for Aerospace Engineering: Processing, Properties and Applications predominately focuses on the use of advanced composite materials in aerospace engineering. It discusses both the basic and advanced requirements of these materials for various applications in the aerospace sector, and includes discussions on all the main types of commercial composites that are reviewed and compared to those of metals. Various aspects, including the type of fibre, matrix, structure, properties, modeling, and testing are considered, as well as mechanical and structural behavior, along with recent developments. There are several new types of composite materials that have huge potential for various applications in the aerospace sector, including nanocomposites, multiscale and auxetic composites, and self-sensing and self-healing composites, each of which is discussed in detail. The book’s main strength is its coverage of all aspects of the topics, including materials, design, processing, properties, modeling and applications for both existing commercial composites and those currently under research or development. Valuable case studies provide relevant examples of various product designs to enhance learning. Contains contributions from leading experts in the field Provides a comprehensive resource on the use of advanced composite materials in the aerospace industry Discusses both existing commercial composite materials and those currently under research or development

Composite Materials: Processing, fabrication, and applications


Author: Mel M. Schwartz
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133000399
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 592
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The most complete and up-to-date guide available to composite materials, with full coverage of applications, processing and synthesis, and design considerations. Helps the engineer or designer make decisions about the appropriate composites for use in new products. Provides up-to-date information on commercial, military and industrial applications. Covers new composites and processes, including vapor phase reaction techniques used to permeate carbon-fiber structures with silicon carbide. Extensive coverage of post-processing, manufacturing and assembly. Professional engineers and designers in the aerospace, automotive and transportation industries who are working with composite materials.

Natural Fibre Composites

Materials, Processes and Properties
Author: Alma Hodzic,Robert Shanks
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0857099221
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 408
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The use of natural fibres as reinforcements in composites has grown in importance in recent years. Natural Fibre Composites summarises the wealth of significant recent research in this area. Chapters in part one introduce and explore the structure, properties, processing, and applications of natural fibre reinforcements, including those made from wood and cellulosic fibres. Part two describes and illustrates the processing of natural fibre composites. Chapters discuss ethical practices in the processing of green composites, manufacturing methods and compression and injection molding techniques for natural fibre composites, and thermoset matrix natural fibre-reinforced composites. Part three highlights and interprets the testing and properties of natural fibre composites including, non-destructive and high strain rate testing. The performance of natural fibre composites is examined under dynamic loading, the response of natural fibre composites to impact damage is appraised, and the response of natural fibre composites in a marine environment is assessed. Natural Fibre Composites is a technical guide for professionals requiring an understanding of natural fibre composite materials. It offers reviews, applications and evaluations of the subject for researchers and engineers. Introduces and explores the structure, properties, processing, and applications of natural fibre reinforcements, including those made from wood and cellulosic fibres Highlights and interprets the testing and properties of natural fibre composites, including non-destructive and high strain rate testing Examines performance of natural fibre composites under dynamic loading, the response of natural fibre composites to impact damage, and the response of natural fibre composites in a marine environment

Composite Materials

Science and Applications
Author: Deborah D. L. Chung
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781848828315
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 371
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The first edition of "Composite Materials" introduced a new way of looking at composite materials. This second edition expands the book’s scope to emphasize application-driven and process-oriented materials development. The approach is vibrant yet functional.

Advances in Composites Manufacturing and Process Design


Author: Philippe Boisse
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 1782423206
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 492
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The manufacturing processes of composite materials are numerous and often complex. Continuous research into the subject area has made it hugely relevant with new advances enriching our understanding and helping us overcome design and manufacturing challenges. Advances in Composites Manufacturing and Process Design provides comprehensive coverage of all processing techniques in the field with a strong emphasis on recent advances, modeling and simulation of the design process. Part One reviews the advances in composite manufacturing processes and includes detailed coverage of braiding, knitting, weaving, fibre placement, draping, machining and drilling, and 3D composite processes. There are also highly informative chapters on thermoplastic and ceramic composite manufacturing processes, and repairing composites. The mechanical behaviour of reinforcements and the numerical simulation of composite manufacturing processes are examined in Part Two. Chapters examine the properties and behaviour of textile reinforcements and resins. The final chapters of the book investigate finite element analysis of composite forming, numerical simulation of flow processes, pultrusion processes and modeling of chemical vapour infiltration processes. Outlines the advances in the different methods of composite manufacturing processes Provides extensive information on the thermo-mechanical behavior of reinforcements and composite prepregs Reviews numerical simulations of forming and flow processes, as well as pultrusion processes and modeling chemical vapor infiltration

Fiber Reinforced Ceramic Composites

Materials, Processing, and Technology
Author: K. S. Mazdiyasni
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 9780815512332
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 515
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This book was the first comprehensive treatment of continuous and discontinuous ceramic fiber and whisker reinforced ceramic composites. Particular attention is given to the chemistry of sol-gel derived oxide and preceramic polymer derived nonoxide ceramic fibers and matrices, emphasizing their properties and characteristics. Theory, modeling and processing methodologies used for the research and development and manufacturing of advanced structural ceramic composites are included. The importance of the fiber matrix interface and long-term stability of the reinforcement fibers within a matrix are stressed. Opportunities and needs for ceramic composites as engineering materials are assessed as well.

Composite Materials: Processing, fabrication, and applications


Author: Mel M. Schwartz
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780133000474
Category: Composite materials
Page: 415
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Processing Techniques and Tribological Behavior of Composite Materials


Author: Tyagi, Rajnesh
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466675314
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 464
View: 8055
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An understanding of friction and wear behavior of materials is crucial in order to improve their performance and durability. New research is providing the opportunity to solve common problems relating to the development of materials, surface modification, coatings, and processing methods across industries. Processing Techniques and Tribological Behavior of Composite Materials provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings on the strategic role of composite tribology in a variety of settings. This book is intended for students, researchers, academicians, and professionals working in industries where wear reduction and performance enhancement of machines and machine elements is essential to success.

Composite Materials

Processing, Applications, Characterizations
Author: Kamal K. Kar
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3662495147
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 686
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Composite materials are used as substitutions of metals/traditional materials in aerospace, automotive, civil, mechanical and other industries. The present book collects the current knowledge and recent developments in the characterization and application of composite materials. To this purpose the volume describes the outstanding properties of this class of advanced material which recommend it for various industrial applications.

Composite Materials

Science and Engineering
Author: Krishan K. Cha
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387743642
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 542
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The third edition of Krishan Chawla's widely used textbook, Composite Materials, offers integrated and completely up-to-date coverage of composite materials. The book focuses on the triad of processing, structure, and properties, while providing a well-balanced treatment of the materials science and mechanics of composites. In this edition of Composite Materials, revised and updated throughout, increasing use of composites in industry (especially aerospace and energy) and new developments in the field are highlighted. There is a new chapter on non-conventional composites, which covers polymer, metal and ceramic matrix nanocomposites, self-healing composites, self-reinforced composites, biocomposites and laminates made of metals and polymer matrix composites. The third edition, featuring all figures in color, also includes new solved examples and problems as well as increased coverage of: Carbon/carbon brakes. Composites for civilian aircraft and jet engines. Second generation high-temperature superconducting composites. Composites for use in windmill blades. WC/metal particulate composites. Examples of practical applications in various fields are given throughout the book, and extensive references to the literature are provided. The book is intended for use in graduate and upper-division undergraduate courses, and as a reference for the practicing engineers and researchers in industry and academia.

Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Composite Materials: Processing and manufacturing


Author: Anoush Poursartip,Ken Street
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 9781855732247
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 768
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Volume 3: Processing and manufacturing

Lignocellulosic Fibre and Biomass-Based Composite Materials

Processing, Properties and Applications
Author: Mohammad Jawaid,Paridah Md Tahir,Naheed Saba
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0081009666
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 522
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Lignocellulosic Fibre and Biomass-Based Composite Materials reviews the development, characterization and applications of composite materials developed from the effective use of lignocellulosic fibre and biomass. The book gathers together a wide spectrum of cutting-edge research on biomass fillers and reinforcements used for the fabrication and synthesis of composites. The book takes a systematic approach, investigating processing, design, characterization and applications of biocomposites, in order to establish their important relationship as a general guideline for end-user applications. Beginning with an introduction to biomass and its composites, a team of leading experts in the field cover rice husk, kenaf, oil palm, alfa and doum fibres, bamboo, cork, and many other materials, considering a range of applications, along with key issues such as performance and sustainability. The groundbreaking research presented opens the door to obtaining advanced material characteristics and significant enhancements in physical, mechanical, and thermal properties. This will be become an extremely useful reference and technical guide for academic and industrial researchers in composite materials, as well as for advanced students and industrialists working in material commercialization. Gathers together a wide spectrum of research on lignocellulosic fiber and biomass fillers and reinforcements used for the fabrication and synthesis of composites Presents multidisciplinary work in relation to materials engineering, polymer chemistry and physics, materials processing, organic synthesis and industrial design and applications Demonstrates systematic approaches and investigations from processing, design, characterization and applications of biocomposites

Interface Science and Composites


Author: Soo-Jin Park,Min-Kang Seo
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123750490
Category: Science
Page: 834
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The goal of Interface Science and Composites is to facilitate the manufacture of technological materials with optimized properties on the basis of a comprehensive understanding of the molecular structure of interfaces and their resulting influence on composite materials processes. From the early development of composites of various natures, the optimization of the interface has been of major importance. While there are many reference books available on composites, few deal specifically with the science and mechanics of the interface of materials and composites. Further, many recent advances in composite interfaces are scattered across the literature and are here assembled in a readily accessible form, bringing together recent developments in the field, both from the materials science and mechanics perspective, in a single convenient volume. The central theme of the book is tailoring the interface science of composites to optimize the basic physical principles rather than on the use of materials and the mechanical performance and structural integrity of composites with enhanced strength/stiffness and fracture toughness (or specific fracture resistance). It also deals mainly with interfaces in advanced composites made from high-performance fibers, such as glass, carbon, aramid, and some inorganic fibers, and matrix materials encompassing polymers, carbon, metals/alloys, and ceramics. Includes chapter on the development of a nanolevel dispersion of graphene particles in a polymer matrix Focus on tailoring the interface science of composites to optimize the basic physical principles Covers mainly interfaces in advanced composites made from high performance fibers

Fundamentals of Composites Manufacturing, Second Edition

Materials, Methods and Applications
Author: A. Brent Strong
Publisher: Society of Manufacturing Engineers
ISBN: 0872638545
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 620
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Describes advances, key information, case studies, and examples that can broaden your knowledge of composites materials and manufacturing methods. This text deals with composites manufacturing methods, providing tips for getting the best results that weigh the required material properties against cost and production efficiency. An Instructor's Guide is also available.

Materials Processing and Manufacturing Science


Author: Rajiv Asthana,Ashok Kumar,Narendra B. Dahotre
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080464882
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 656
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“Materials Science in Manufacturing focuses on materials science and materials processing primarily for engineering and technology students preparing for careers in manufacturing. The text also serves as a useful reference on materials science for the practitioner engaged in manufacturing as well as the beginning graduate student. Integrates theoretical understanding and current practices to provide a resource for students preparing for advanced study or career in industry. Also serves as a useful resource to the practitioner who works with diverse materials and processes, but is not a specialist in materials science. This book covers a wider range of materials and processes than is customary in the elementary materials science books. This book covers a wider range of materials and processes than is customary in the elementary materials science books. * Detailed explanations of theories, concepts, principles and practices of materials and processes of manufacturing through richly illustrated text * Includes new topics such as nanomaterials and nanomanufacturing, not covered in most similar works * Focuses on the interrelationship between Materials Science, Processing Science, and Manufacturing Technology

Composite Materials and Joining Technologies for Composites, Volume 7

Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics
Author: Eann Patterson,David Backman,Gary Cloud
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461445531
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 244
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Composite Materials and the First International Symposium on Joining Technologies for Composites, Volume 7: Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics represents one of seven volumes of technical papers presented at the Society for Experimental Mechanics SEM 12th International Congress & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, held at Costa Mesa, California, June 11-14, 2012. The full set of proceedings also includes volumes on Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Challenges in Mechanics of Time -Dependent Materials and Processes in Conventional and Multifunctional Materials, Imaging Methods for Novel Materials and Challenging Applications, Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Mechanics of Biological Systems and Materials and, MEMS and Nanotechnology.

Flow Induced Alignment in Composite Materials


Author: T. D. Papathanasiou,D. C. Guell
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 9781855732544
Category: Computers
Page: 363
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The purpose of aligning short fibers in a fiber-reinforced material is to improve the mechanical properties of the resulting composite. Aligning the fibers, generally in a preferred direction, allows them to contribute as much as possible to reinforcing the material. In some cases, the mechanical properties of these aligned, short-fiber composites can approach those of continuous-fiber composites, with the advantages of lower production costs and greater ease of production. Since its publication, this book has been consistently recognized as one of the most important contributions to this field.