Fiber-Reinforced Composites: Materials, Manufacturing, and Design, Second Edition
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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Metal and Ceramic Matrix Composites
Metal Matrix Composites
Appendixes A I Woven Fabric Terminology
Alternative Equations for the Elastic and Thermal Properties of a Lamina
Typical Mechanical Properties of Unidirectional Continuous Fiber Composites
Typical Mechanical Properties of Metal Matrix Composites
Determination of Design Allowables
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