Lightweight Ballistic Composites Book

Lightweight Ballistic Composites


  • Author : Ashok Bhatnagar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-06-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845691554

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Lightweight Ballistic Composites Excerpt :

Ballistic composites need to be lightweight and durable as well as exhibiting high impact resistance and damage tolerance. This important book reviews these requirements, how the materials used for ballistic composites meet them and their range of applications. After an introductory chapter, Lightweight ballistic composites is split into two main sections. The first part of the book explores material requirements and testing. There are chapters on bullets and bullet fragments, material responses to ballistic impact, standards and specifications, modelling and test methods. Part Two reviews the range of materials used, production methods and applications. Topics discussed include high-performance ballistic fibres and ceramics, non-woven ballistic and prepreg composites, and their uses in body armour, vehicle and aircraft protection. This major book is the first of its kind to give a comprehensive review of the current use of lightweight ballistic composites in both military and law-enforcement applications. It is an invaluable reference for all those involved in personnel and vehicle protection in defence and police forces around the world. Reviews the current use of lightweight ballistic composites in both military and law-enforcement application An authoritative overview of the range of materials used, production methods and applications Explores material requirements and testing

Composite Solutions for Ballistics Book

Composite Solutions for Ballistics


  • Author : Yasir Nawab
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128219904

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Composite Solutions for Ballistics Excerpt :

Academic researchers who are working on the development of composite materials for ballistic protection need a deeper understanding on the theory of material behavior during ballistic impact. Those working in industry also need to select proper composite constituents, to achieve their desired characteristics to make functional products. Composite Solutions for Ballistics covers the different aspects of ballistic protection, its different levels and the materials and structures used for this purpose. The emphasis in the book is on the application and use of composite materials for ballistic protection. The chapters provide detailed information on the various types of impact events and the complexity of materials to respond to those events. The characteristics of ballistic composites and modelling and simulation results will enable the reader to better understand impact mechanisms according to the theory of dynamic material behavior. A complete description of testing conditions is also given that includes sensors and high-speed devices to monitor ballistic events. The book includes detailed approaches and schemes that can be implemented in academic research into solutions for ballistic protection in both theoretical and experimental fields, to find solutions for existing and next generation threats. The book will be an essential reference resource for materials scientists and engineers, and academic and industrial researchers working in composite materials and textiles for ballistic protection, as well as postgraduate students on materials science, textiles and mechanical engineering courses. Discusses the fundamentals of impact response mechanisms and related solutions covering advantages and disadvantages for both existing and next generation applications Includes various methods for evaluation of ballistic constituents according to economic and environmental criteria, types of green ballistics are considered to enhance sustainable production of applications as well

Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection Book

Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection


  • Author : Xiaogang Chen
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 548
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782424840

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Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection Excerpt :

Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection provides the latest information on ballistic protection, a topic that remains an important issue in modern times due to ever increasing threats coming from regional conflicts, terrorism, and anti-social behavior. The basic requirements for ballistic protection equipment are first and foremost, the prevention of a projectile from perforating, the reduction of blunt trauma to the human body caused by ballistic impact, the necessity that they are thermal and provide moisture comfort, and that they are lightweight and flexible to guarantee wearer’s mobility. The main aim of this book is to present some of the most recent developments in the design and engineering of woven fabrics and their use as layering materials to form composite structures for ballistic personal protection. Chapter topics include High Performance Ballistic Fibres, Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE), Ballistic Damage of Hybrid Composite Materials, Analysis of Ballistic Fabrics and Layered Composite Materials, and Multi-Scale Modeling of Polymeric Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection. Contributions from leading experts in the field Cutting edge developments on the engineering of ballistic materials Comprehensive analysis of the development and uses of advanced fibrous composite materials

Advances in Engineering Design Book

Advances in Engineering Design


  • Author : Pawan Kumar Rakesh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-02-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 569
  • ISBN 10 : 9789813340183

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Advances in Engineering Design Excerpt :

This book presents the selected peer-reviewed proceedings of the International Conference on Innovative Engineering Design (ICOIED 2020). The contents provide a multidisciplinary approach for the development of innovative product design and their benefits for the society. The book presents latest advances in various fields like design process, service development, micro/nano technology, sensors and MEMS, and sustainability in engineering design. This book can be useful for students, researchers, and professionals interested in innovative product/process design and development.

Polymer Nanocomposites Book

Polymer Nanocomposites


  • Author : Yiu-Wing Mai
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-02-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845691127

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Polymer nanocomposites are polymer matrices reinforced with nano-scale fillers. This new class of composite materials has shown enhanced optical, electrical and dielectric properties. This important book begins by examining the characteristics of the main types of polymer nanocomposites and then reviews their diverse applications. Part one focuses on polymer/nanoparticle composites, their synthesis, optical properties and electrical conductivity. Part two describes the electrical, dielectric and thermal behaviour of polymer/nanoplatelet composites, whilst polymer/nanotube composites are the subject of Part three. The processing and industrial applications of these nanocomposite materials are discussed in Part four, including uses in fuel cells, bioimaging and sensors as well as the manufacture and applications of electrospun polymer nanocomposite fibers, nanostructured transition metal oxides, clay nanofiller/epoxy nanocomposites, hybrid epoxy-silica-rubber nanocomposites and other rubber-based nanocomposites. Polymer nanocomposites: physical properties and applications is a valuable reference tool for both the research community and industry professionals wanting to learn about these materials and their applications in such areas as fuel cell, sensor and biomedical technology. Gives a comprehensive review of polymer nanocomposites and their properties A standard reference on this area Written by distinguished editors and a international team of authors

Ballistics 2011 Book

Ballistics 2011


  • Author : Ernest Baker
  • Publisher : DEStech Publications, Inc
  • Release Date : 2011-09
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 2230
  • ISBN 10 : 9781605950525

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Ballistics 2011 Excerpt :

Includes papers that were first presented at a September 2011 conference organized by the National Defense Industrial Association and the International Ballistics Society. This title includes a CD-ROM that displays figures and illustrations in articles in full color along with a title screen and main menu screen.

Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles Book

Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles


  • Author : Shahid ul-Islam
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-06-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 678
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128226766

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Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles Excerpt :

Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles explores the latest research in the use of textile materials for protective clothing. The book’s international roster of researchers in industry and academia describe innovative applications in defense, medical, sports, fire protection, radiation protection, and more. This book is an invaluable resource for readers seeking to produce textiles with self-cleaning, antimicrobial, super-hydrophobic, UV-protective, insect repellant, flame retardant or anti-felting properties. Particular attention is given to textile fibers, including cotton, wool, viscose, and other synthetic fibers whose properties solve many problems. Sustainable approaches to the processing of textiles for protective properties are also addressed, as are hazards. Introduces the advanced testing and modeling methods that are necessary for the production of protective textiles Describes the properties of the latest advanced chemicals and materials used to make protective textiles and clothing Covers every step in the development of protective clothing, from the engineering of novel materials, to advanced fabrication methodologies and applications

Dynamic Deformation  Damage and Fracture in Composite Materials and Structures Book

Dynamic Deformation Damage and Fracture in Composite Materials and Structures


  • Author : Vadim Silberschmidt
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-09-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 666
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128239803

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Dynamic Deformation Damage and Fracture in Composite Materials and Structures Excerpt :

Dynamic Deformation, Damage and Fracture in Composite Materials and Structures, Second Edition reviews various aspects of dynamic deformation, damage and fracture, mostly in composite laminates and sandwich structures, and in a broad range of application areas including aerospace, automotive, defense and sports engineering. This book examines low- and high-velocity loading and assesses shock, blast and penetrative events, and has been updated to cover important new developments such as the use of additive manufacturing to produce composites, including fiber-reinforced ones. New microstructural, experimental, theoretical, and numerical studies with advanced tools are included as well. The book also features four new chapters covering topics such as dynamic delamination, dynamic deformation and fracture in 3D-printed composites, ballistic impacts with fragmenting projectiles, and the effect of multiple impacting. Examines dynamic deformation and fracture of composite materials, covering experimental, analytical and numerical aspects Features four new chapters covering topics such as dynamic interfacial fracture, fracture in 3D-printed composites, ballistic impacts with fragmenting projectiles, and the effect of multiple impacting Addresses important application areas such as aerospace, automotive, wind energy, defense and sports

Handbook of Technical Textiles Book

Handbook of Technical Textiles


  • Author : A. Richard Horrocks
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-03-09
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 452
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782424888

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Handbook of Technical Textiles Excerpt :

The first edition of Handbook of Technical Textiles has been an essential purchase for professionals and researchers in this area since its publication in 2000. With revised and updated coverage, including several new chapters, this revised two volume second edition reviews recent developments and new technologies across the field of technical textiles. Volume 2 – Technical Textile Applications offers an indispensable guide to established and developing areas in the use of technical textiles. The areas covered include textiles for personal protection and welfare, such as those designed for ballistic protection, personal thermal and fire protection, and medical applications; textiles for industrial, transport and engineering applications, including composite reinforcement and filtration; and the growing area of smart textiles. Comprehensive handbook for all aspects of technical textiles Provides updated, detailed coverage of processes, fabric structure, and applications Ideal resource for those interested in high-performance textiles, textile processes, textile processing, and textile applications Many of the original, recognized experts from the first edition update their respective chapters

Advanced Weaving Technology Book

Advanced Weaving Technology


  • Author : Yordan Kyosev
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-05-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 631
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030915155

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Advanced Weaving Technology Excerpt :

This book sets the fundamentals of modern weaving at a new level. It contains information for the design of woven structures with complex cross section and multiple layers for modern applications, in the way that leading product developers, professors and researchers are using them now. It starts with the classical weaving principles and patterning and extends these quickly to multilayer structures, produced with single and multiple weft insertion devices, woven structures with complex cross section or direct 3D shape. The engineering methods for design of the structures using modern software and modern algorithms are also explained. Finally, an overview of different application areas is given. The book is written by the world leading experts in their fields and is prepared as learning tool for people interested in modern weaving. Exercises and end-of-chapter summaries will help the reader to check his own knowledge.

Innovative Fields of Ballistics   Applied Physics Book

Innovative Fields of Ballistics Applied Physics


  • Author : Prof. Govinda Chandra Rout
  • Publisher : Allied Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9788184247466

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Innovative Fields of Ballistics Applied Physics Excerpt :

Ballistics and applied physics plays a very important role in the system design and development of rockets, missiles and weapon systems. This book is an outcome of a seminar on these topics

Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Fiber Reinforced Composite Structures Book

Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Fiber Reinforced Composite Structures


  • Author : Shuncong Zhong
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-04-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 420
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811908484

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Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Fiber Reinforced Composite Structures Excerpt :

This book presents a detailed description of the most common nondestructive testing(NDT) techniques used for the testing and evaluation fiber-reinforced composite structures, during manufacturing and/or in service stages. In order to facilitate the understanding and the utility of the different NDT techniques presented, the book first provides some information regarding the defects and material degradation mechanisms observed in fiber-reinforced composite structures as well as their general description and most probable causes. It is written based on the extensive scientific research and engineering backgrounds of the authors in the NDT and structural health monitoring (SHM) of structural systems from various areas including electrical, mechanical, materials, civil and biomedical engineering. Pursuing a rigorous approach, the book establishes a fundamental framework for the NDT of fiber-reinforced composite structures, while emphasizing on the importance of technique’s spatial resolution, integrated systems analysis and the significance of the influence stemming from the applicability of the NDT and the physical parameters of the test structures in the selection and utilization of adequate NDT techniques. The book is intended for students who are interested in the NDT of fiber-reinforced composite structures, researchers investigating the applicability of different NDT techniques to the inspections of structural systems, and NDT researchers and engineers working on the optimization of NDT systems for specific applications involving the use of fiber-reinforced composite structures.

Explosion Blast Response of Composites Book

Explosion Blast Response of Composites


  • Author : Adrian P. Mouritz
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-05-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081020937

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Explosion Blast Response of Composites contains key information on the effects of explosions, shock waves, and detonation products (e.g. fragments, shrapnel) on the deformation and damage to composites. The book considers the blast response of laminates and sandwich composites, along with blast mitigation of composites (including coating systems and energy absorbing materials). Broken down under the following key themes: Introduction to explosive blast response of composites, Air explosion blast response of composites, Underwater explosion blast response of composites, and High strain rate and dynamic properties of composites, the book deals with an important and contemporary topic due to the extensive use of composites in applications where explosive blasts are an ever-present threat, such as military aircraft, armoured vehicles, naval ships and submarines, body armour, and other defense applications. In addition, the growing use of IEDs and other types of bombs used by terrorists to attack civilian and military targets highlights the need for this book. Many terrorist attacks occur in subways, trains, buses, aircraft, buildings, and other civil infrastructure made of composite materials. Designers, engineers and terrorist experts need the essential information to protect civilians, military personnel, and assets from explosive blasts. Focuses on key aspects, including both modeling, analysis, and experimental work Written by leading international experts from academia, defense agencies, and other organizations Timely book due to the extensive use of composites in areas where explosive blasts are an ever-present threat in military applications

Aerospace Materials and Material Technologies Book
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Aerospace Materials and Material Technologies


  • Author : N. Eswara Prasad
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-11-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 557
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811021435

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Aerospace Materials and Material Technologies Excerpt :

This book serves as a comprehensive resource on various traditional, advanced and futuristic material technologies for aerospace applications encompassing nearly 20 major areas. Each of the chapters addresses scientific principles behind processing and production, production details, equipment and facilities for industrial production, and finally aerospace application areas of these material technologies. The chapters are authored by pioneers of industrial aerospace material technologies. This book has a well-planned layout in 4 parts. The first part deals with primary metal and material processing, including nano manufacturing. The second part deals with materials characterization and testing methodologies and technologies. The third part addresses structural design. Finally, several advanced material technologies are covered in the fourth part. Some key advanced topics such as “Structural Design by ASIP”, “Damage Mechanics-Based Life Prediction and Extension” and “Principles of Structural Health Monitoring” are dealt with at equal length as the traditional aerospace materials technology topics. This book will be useful to students, researchers and professionals working in the domain of aerospace materials.

Protective Textiles from Natural Resources Book

Protective Textiles from Natural Resources


  • Author : Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-06-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 964
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323904780

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Protective Textiles from Natural Resources Excerpt :

Protective Textiles from Natural Resources provides systematic coverage of the fundamentals, production methods, processing techniques, characterization techniques, properties and applications of natural textile products for protective purposes. The subject of this book is an important kind of technical textile designed to protect the wearer from injuries, illness and death. They offer enhanced protection against phenomena including heat, cold, flame, chemical, biological, nuclear agents, radiation, disaster and even ballistics. As no single type of clothing can be adequate for all kinds of protection, extensive research is carried out to develop protective clothing for specialized civilian and military applications. The latest research on the use of natural fibres in PPE is also covered, which could make a significant contribution to the fight against the spread of COVID-19. This comprehensive guide explores a wide variety of themes from material processing and design to finished products, through protection against specific hazards to specific applications, including all significant new developments on natural materials for protective textiles. Explains the latest technologies related to fibre extraction from natural sources, chemical treatments, weave constructions, fabric finishes and coatings. Includes the latest research on natural fibers in personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect wearers from bacterial and viral contamination. Explains the state of the art in testing methods and standards for protective clothing.