Fiber-Reinforced Composites: Materials, Manufacturing, and Design, Second Edition

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CRC Press, May 24, 1993 - Technology & Engineering - 584 pages
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Maintaining the interdisciplinary perspective of the first edition, this reference and text provides comprehensive discussions of all aspects of fiber-reinforced composites, including materials, mechanics, properties, test methods, manufacturing and design. Written from a conceptual point of view and emphasizing fundamentals, the second edition of Fiber Reinforced Composites offers updated and expanded sections including: fibers and matrix, including thermoplastic matrices; discontinuous fibers and laminated structures; static mechanical properties, fatigue properties and damage tolerance; resin flow, bag molding, filament winding and resin transfer molding; and environmental effects.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Materials
15
Mechanics
91
Performance
201
Manufacturing
361
Design
437
Metal and Ceramic Matrix Composites
509
Metal Matrix Composites
510
Appendixes A I Woven Fabric Terminology
541
Cooling
542
Alternative Equations for the Elastic and Thermal Properties of a Lamina
547
HalpinTsai Equations
548
Typical Mechanical Properties of Unidirectional Continuous Fiber Composites
552
Typical Mechanical Properties of Metal Matrix Composites
553
Determination of Design Allowables
554
Useful References
556

Ceramic Matrix Composites
525
References
535
Problems
537
Selected Computer Programs
558
Index
561
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