Hardbound, 690 Pages
Published: December 1997
The main aim of this book is to help engineers and others understand what kind of structure provides the required properties, and how to obtain the correct composite structure.
Vol. 63 No.9, 1998, Aslib Book Guide
- Preface. Part I: Towards Composites. Chapters I. Structural materials. II. Fibres and fibrous composites. Part II: Failure Mechanics of Composites. III. Deformation and failure of composites. IV. Macro- and microcracks in non-homogeneous materials. V. Strength and fracture. VI. Creep and creep rupture. VII. Fatigue and ballistic impact. VIII. Compressive strength. Part III: Technological Processes and Materials. IX. Interfaces and wetting. X. Diffusion through fibre/matrix interface. XI. Hot pressing. XII. Powder metallurgy methods. XIII. Liquid infiltration. XIV. Internal crystallization. Author index. Subject index.