Design with Advanced Composite Materials

Design with Advanced Composite Materials

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Design with Advanced Composite Materials is an authoritative source of information and advice on this increasingly important field, with particular reference to high polymers and plastics composites. Each chapter is written by a leading expert on the different aspects involved. This book is essential reading for practising engineers, industrial designers, students of materials science and engineering, R & D engineers and others working in a wide range of industries from aerospace, automotive, mechanical or marine engineering to medicine and metrology, sports equipment or musical instruments. It also offers valuable information for those chemists, physicists, engineers and company executives with a growing interest in the opportunities presented by this important group of materials.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 360 pages
  • Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • 110 figs.
  • 3540518002
  • 9783540518006

Table of contents

Contents: Introduction.- Fabrication.- Properties of thermoset polymer composites and design of pultrusions.- Resin matrices.- Joining of composites.- Specifications, test methods and quality control of advanced composites.- Applications.- The quality control and non-destructive evaluation of composite materials and components.- The Mathematics of Design. Design of composites.- Damage and fracture of fibre composites.- References.- General Index.- Index to Specifications.
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