Brittle Matrix Composites 7 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781855737693, 9780857093103

Brittle Matrix Composites 7

1st Edition

Editors: A M Brandt V C Li I H Marshall
eBook ISBN: 9780857093103
Hardcover ISBN: 9781855737693
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st October 2003
Page Count: 564
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The International Symposium in Brittle Matrix Composites October 13-15, 2003 covers a wide spectrum of topics including cement based composites, ceramic composites and brittle polymer matrix composites. In the papers various topics and issues are considered such as: analytical and numerical studies related to the design of composites, prediction of behaviour and verification of strength and stability, testing methods, manufacturing processes and repair, environmental effects and durability assessment. The present volume of 55 papers proves that there are still many problems in the field of brittle matrix composites deserving theoretical and experimental investigations and that new solutions to these problems are needed for practical application in civil engineering, industrial structures, machinery and other domains.

Table of Contents

Preface; Engines; The piston; The piston ring; The cylinder; The camshaft; The valve and valve seat; The valve spring; The crankshaft; Connecting rod; The catalyst; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Glossary of technical terms.


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About the Editor

A M Brandt

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Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Poland

V C Li

I H Marshall

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