Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry Book

Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry


  • Author : P. E. Irving
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-11-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081027349

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Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry Excerpt :

Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry, Second Edition, summarizes the latest research and developments on the design, manufacture and performance of composite components for aerospace structures. Sections cover the modeling, structure and behavior of 2D and 3D woven composites, the manufacture processes used for composite materials and components, buckling and compressive strength of laminates and manufacturing defects in composite materials, aspects of composite performance in aerospace structural design, including chapters on modeling stiffness and strength of structural elements, fatigue under uniaxial and multiaxial loads, fracture mechanics, impact strength and fatigue, crashworthiness, design and failure analysis of bolted joints, and much more. This updated edition is an essential reference resource for engineers, scientists and designers working in the development of composite materials in aerospace applications. Presents detailed discussions on the design, modeling and analysis of conventional and advanced polymer composites used in aerospace applications Provides an in-depth understanding of the performance parameters of aerospace composites, such as strength, stiffness and fatigue, impact and blast resistance Includes significant developments that have occurred since 2015 (in production and manufacturing, fatigue modeling, test standards, adhesive bonding and repair and service techniques) Features a brand new section on design applications, including helicopter components, fixed wing landing gear, aircraft wings and fuselage

Advanced Composite Materials for Aerospace Engineering Book

Advanced Composite Materials for Aerospace Engineering


  • Author : Sohel Rana
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081000540

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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

Advanced Composites in Aerospace Engineering Applications Book

Advanced Composites in Aerospace Engineering Applications


  • Author : Norkhairunnisa Mazlan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2022-02-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 522
  • ISBN 10 : 3030881911

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Advanced Composites in Aerospace Engineering Applications Excerpt :

This book presents an authoritative account of the potential of advanced composites such as composites, biocomposites, composites geopolymer, hybrid composites and hybrid biocomposites in aerospace application. It documents how in recent years, composite materials have grown in strength, stature, and significance to become a key material of enhanced scientific interest and resultant research into understanding their behavior for selection and safe use in a wide spectrum of technology-related applications. This collection highlights how their unique combination of superior properties such as low density, high strength, high elastic modulus, high hardness, high temperature capability, and excellent chemical and environmental stability are optimized in technologies within these field.

Sustainable Composites for Aerospace Applications Book

Sustainable Composites for Aerospace Applications


  • Author : Mohammad Jawaid
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-04-27
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081021385

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Sustainable Composites for Aerospace Applications presents innovative advances in the fabrication, characterization and applications of LDH polymer nanocomposites. It covers fundamental structural and chemical knowledge and explores various properties and characterization techniques, including microscopic, spectroscopic and mechanical behaviors. Users will find a strong focus on the potential applications of LDH polymer nanocomposites, such as in energy, electronics, electromagnetic shielding, biomedical, agricultural, food packaging and water purification functions. This book provides comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge research in the field of LDH polymer nanocomposites and future applications, and is an essential read for all academics, researchers, engineers and students working in this area. Presents fundamental knowledge of LDH polymer nanocomposites, including chemical composition, structural features and fabrication techniques Provides an analytical overview of the different types of characterization techniques and technologies Contains extensive reviews on cutting-edge research for future applications in a variety of industries

Repair of Advanced Composites for Aerospace Applications Book

Repair of Advanced Composites for Aerospace Applications


  • Author : Mohamed Thariq
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 1003200990

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Repair of Advanced Composites for Aerospace Applications Excerpt :

This book focuses on the repair of polymer composites for critical components in aerospace industries. It also covers the complexities of failure and repair of composites, types of fiber reinforcement and bonding. It includes special topics on damage assessment using on-site inspection (NDT and THz techniques) and automated repair processes for reliability and repeatability. Repair of Advanced Composites for Aerospace Applications also describes the characterization, modelling and simulation of the composites' damage mechanisms with respect to specific environments and applications. Failures associated with various composite repairing techniques for aerospace applications are also covered. Key Features: * Addresses the composites development process including damage detection and repair for aerospace applications. * Covers research on the multi-scale process modelling, material modelling, self-healing, repairing and their analyses. * Concentrates on the repair of composites for weight-sensitive applications in automobiles and aerospace. * Analyses perspectives on materials processing and material design. * Details composite joints, their failure, and operations of aircraft component in various environments. This book is aimed at researchers, professionals and graduate students in composite materials, manufacturing, aerospace engineering, advanced materials design and manufacturing, composite materials repair, and hybrid materials repair.

Manufacturing Technology for Aerospace Structural Materials Book

Manufacturing Technology for Aerospace Structural Materials


  • Author : Flake C Campbell Jr
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-08-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 616
  • ISBN 10 : 0080462359

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Manufacturing Technology for Aerospace Structural Materials Excerpt :

The rapidly-expanding aerospace industry is a prime developer and user of advanced metallic and composite materials in its many products. This book concentrates on the manufacturing technology necessary to fabricate and assemble these materials into useful and effective structural components. Detailed chapters are dedicated to each key metal or alloy used in the industry, including aluminum, magnesium, beryllium, titanium, high strength steels, and superalloys. In addition the book deals with composites, adhesive bonding and presents the essentials of structural assembly. This book will be an important resource for all those involved in aerospace design and construction, materials science and engineering, as well as for metallurgists and those working in related sectors such as the automotive and mass transport industries. Flake Campbell Jr has over thirty seven years experience in the aerospace industry and is currently Senior Technical Fellow at the Boeing Phantom Works in Missouri, USA. * All major aerospace structural materials covered: metals and composites * Focus on details of manufacture and use * Author has huge experience in aerospace industry * A must-have book for materials engineers, design and structural engineers, metallurgical engineers and manufacturers for the aerospace industry

Reinforced Polymer Composites Book

Reinforced Polymer Composites


  • Author : Pramendra K. Bajpai
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-12-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527345991

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Reinforced Polymer Composites Excerpt :

Presents state-of-the-art processing techniques and readily applicable knowledge on processing of polymer composites The book presents the advancement in the field of reinforced polymer composites with emphasis on manufacturing techniques, including processing of different reinforced polymer composites, secondary processing of green composites, and post life cycle processing. It discusses the advantages and limitations of each processing method and the effect of processing parameters on the overall performance of the composites. Characterization and applications of reinforced polymer composites are also introduced. Reinforced Polymer Composites: Processing, Characterization and Post Life Cycle Assessment starts off by providing readers with a comprehensive overview of the field. It then introduces them to the fabrication of both short fiber/filler reinforced polymer composites and laminated reinforced polymer composites. Next, it takes them through the processing of polymer-based nanocomposites; the many advances in curing methods of reinforced polymer composites; and post life cycle processing, re-processing, and disposal mechanisms of reinforced polymer composites. Numerous other chapters cover: synthetic versus natural fiber reinforced plastics; characterization techniques of reinforced plastics; friction and wear analysis of reinforced plastics; secondary processing of reinforced plastics; and applications of reinforced plastics. -Presents the latest development in materials, processing, and characterization techniques, as well as applications of reinforced polymer composites -Guides users in choosing the best processing methods to produce polymer composites and successfully manufacture high quality products -Assists academics in sorting out basic research questions and helps those in industry manufacture products, such as marine, automotive, aerospace, and sport goods Reinforced Polymer Composites: Processing, Characterization and Post Life Cycle Assessment is

Polymer Matrix Composites and Technology Book

Polymer Matrix Composites and Technology


  • Author : Ru-Min Wang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-07-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857092229

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Polymer Matrix Composites and Technology Excerpt :

Given such properties as low density and high strength, polymer matrix composites have become a widely used material in the aerospace and other industries. Polymer matrix composites and technology provides a helpful overview of these materials, their processing and performance. After an introductory chapter, part one reviews the main reinforcement and matrix materials used as well as the nature of the interface between them. Part two discusses forming and molding technologies for polymer matrix composites. The final part of the book covers key aspects of performance, including tensile, compression, shear and bending properties as well as impact, fatigue and creep behaviour. Polymer matrix composites and technology provides both students and those in industry with a valuable introduction to and overview of this important class of materials. Provides a helpful overview of these materials, their processing and performance incorporating naming and classification of composite materials Reviews the main reinforcement and matrix materials used as well as the nature of the interface between them including damage mechanisms Discusses forming and molding technologies for polymer matrix composites outlining various techniques and technologies

Advances in Sustainable Polymer Composites Book

Advances in Sustainable Polymer Composites


  • Author : Md Rezaur Rahman
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-09-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128203422

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Advances in Sustainable Polymer Composites Excerpt :

Advances in Sustainable Polymer Composites reviews recent scientific findings on the production and use of sustainable polymers and composites as innovative new materials. The book discusses the importance of sustainable polymers in terms of current practices and how to address environmental and economic issues. Attention is focused on the physical, chemical and electrical properties of these composites. The book also looks at the lifecycle of both single and hybrid polymers and nanocomposites, with chapters covering the latest research findings on sustainable polymer composites with various filler loadings and their improvement on compatibility. From the viewpoint of polymer composites, this book covers not only well-known sustainable future trends in sustainable polymers and composites, but also advanced materials produced from micro, nano and pico-scale fillers that achieve better physical and mechanical results. Features advanced materials produced from micro, nano and pico-scale fillers Emphasizes the modeling and prediction of thermal, rheological and mechanical behavior Covers various types of fillers and different reinforcement agents Focuses on all aspects of fabrication, characterization and applications Addresses sustainability approaches and solutions

Polymer Based Composites Book

Polymer Based Composites


  • Author : V. Arumugaprabu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-08-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000433098

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Polymer Based Composites Excerpt :

The increasing use of composite materials over conventional materials has been a continual trend for over a decade. While the fundamental understanding of fiber reinforcement has not changed, many new material advancements have occurred, especially in manufacturing methods, and there is an ever-growing number of composite material applications across various industries. Polymer-Based Composites: Design, Manufacturing, and Applications presents the concepts and methods involved in the development of various fiber-reinforced composite materials. Features: Offers a comprehensive view of materials, mechanics, processing, design, and applications Bridges the gap between research, manufacturing science, and analysis and design Discusses composite materials composed of continuous synthetic fibers and matrices for use in engineering structures Presents codes and standards related to fiber-reinforced polymer composites Includes case studies and examples based on industrial, automotive, aerospace, and household applications This book is a valuable resource for advanced students, researchers, and industry personnel to understand recent advances in the field and achieve practical results in the development, manufacture, and application of advanced composite materials.

Safety and Health in Composite Industry Book

Safety and Health in Composite Industry


  • Author : S.M. Sapuan
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-11-16
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 291
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811661365

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Safety and Health in Composite Industry Excerpt :

This book provides the latest developments on safety practices utilized in composite manufacturing facilities for students, workers, engineers, and other participants. It includes commentary from academic experts in the field who present cutting-edge research on advanced composite materials. Illustrations, figures, and tables are included in this book in order to make it easier for students, workers, engineers, and other participants to understand the contents of this book. The end user knows the safety and health that should be practiced in composite industry and their right in composite industry. Besides that, the composites industry players can upgrade their current safety system to the recommended practiced system. A lot of problems are solved by integrate the current system and advanced technology system from extensive research.

Failure Mechanisms in Polymer Matrix Composites Book

Failure Mechanisms in Polymer Matrix Composites


  • Author : Paul Robinson
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release Date : 2016-06
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 0081016530

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Failure Mechanisms in Polymer Matrix Composites Excerpt :

Polymer matrix composites are replacing materials such as metals in industries such as aerospace, automotive and civil engineering. As composites are relatively new materials, more information on the potential risk of failure is needed to ensure safe design. This book focuses on three main types of failure: impact damage, delamination and fatigue. Chapters in Parts 1-4 describe the main types of failure mechanism and discuss testing methods for predicting failure in composites. Chapters in Parts 5 and 6 discuss typical kinds of in-service failure and their implications for industry.

Polymers in Aerospace Applications Book

Polymers in Aerospace Applications


  • Author : Joel R. Fried
  • Publisher : Smithers Rapra Technology
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 1847350933

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Polymers in Aerospace Applications Excerpt :

This review report gives an overview of how polymers are used in aerospace applications. Topics covered include: Composites, including thermosets, thermoplastics and nanocomposites. Fibre reinforcement of the composites and the specialised applications are covered. For each type of composite, the chemistry, cure methods, fabrication methods, mechanical properties, thermal properties and environmental degradation are considered. Applications include: sealants, structural adhesives, foams, primer paint, shape memory alloys, electroactive devices, MEMS, vibration damping, NLO properties and ablative polymers.

Composites and Advanced Materials for Industrial Applications Book

Composites and Advanced Materials for Industrial Applications


  • Author : Kumar, K.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2018-05-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 402
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522552178

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Composites and Advanced Materials for Industrial Applications Excerpt :

The design and study of materials is a pivotal component to new discoveries in the various fields of science and technology. By better understanding the components and structures of materials, researchers can increase their applications across different industries. Composites and Advanced Materials for Industrial Applications is a critical scholarly resource that examines recent advances in the field of application of composite materials. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as nanocomposites, hybrid composites, and fabrication techniques, this book is a vital reference source for engineers, academics, researchers, students, professionals, and practitioners seeking current research on improvements in manufacturing processes and developments of new analytical and testing methods.

Polymer Composites for Electrical Engineering Book

Polymer Composites for Electrical Engineering


  • Author : Xingyi Huang
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-11-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119719601

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Polymer Composites for Electrical Engineering Excerpt :

Explore the diverse electrical engineering application of polymer composite materials with this in-depth collection edited by leaders in the field Polymer Composites for Electrical Engineering delivers a comprehensive exploration of the fundamental principles, state-of-the-art research, and future challenges of polymer composites. Written from the perspective of electrical engineering applications, like electrical and thermal energy storage, high temperature applications, fire retardance, power cables, electric stress control, and others, the book covers all major application branches of these widely used materials. Rather than focus on polymer composite materials themselves, the distinguished editors have chosen to collect contributions from industry leaders in the area of real and practical electrical engineering applications of polymer composites. The books relevance will only increase as advanced polymer composites receive more attention and interest in the area of advanced electronic devices and electric power equipment. Unique amongst its peers, Polymer Composites for Electrical Engineering offers readers a collection of practical and insightful materials that will be of great interest to both academic and industrial audiences. Those resources include: A comprehensive discussion of glass fiber reinforced polymer composites for power equipment, including GIS, bushing, transformers, and more) Explorations of polymer composites for capacitors, outdoor insulation, electric stress control, power cable insulation, electrical and thermal energy storage, and high temperature applications A treatment of semi-conductive polymer composites for power cables In-depth analysis of fire-retardant polymer composites for electrical engineering An examination of polymer composite conductors Perfect for postgraduate students and researchers working in the fields of electrical, electronic, and polymer engineering, Polymer Composites for Electrical Engineering will also earn a plac