Composite Materials

Composite Materials

1st Edition - April 1, 1992

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  • Editors: A.T. Di Benedetto, L. Nicolais, R. Watanabe
  • eBook ISBN: 9780444600790

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The contributions in this volume bring together the experience of specialists on the highly complex technology required for manufacturing composite structural parts, presenting fundamental descriptions of the processing and properties of these advanced materials.The 34 papers give a thorough overview on recent advances in this field. The contributions have been collected in two general categories: composites based on organic matrices; and composites based on inorganic matrices. In each group properties and manufacturing technologies are analyzed together with long term durability and the special applications for such advanced materials.

Table of Contents

  • Parts: I. Composites with Organic Matrices. Modelling of processing technologies for polymer matrix composites (J.M. Kenny). Environmental degradation of polymetric matrices for high performance composites (A. Apicella et al.). Recent advances in durability analysis of polymer based composite systems (A.H. Cardon). Dielectric characterization of transport phenomena in composite materials (A.M. Maffezzoli et al.). The effects of interfaces on processing and properties of composite materials (E. Occhiello, F. Garbassi). Finite element analysis of the effect of an interphase on the mechanical properties of polymeric composite materials: A review (A. Di Anselmo et al.). Determining the spatial distributions of fibres in composites (A.R. Clarke, N. Davidson). Fiber orientation in short fiber injection-moulded thermoplastic composites (A. Addeo et al.). Wear and friction of composite materials (K. Friedrich et al.). Study on the effect of abrasives in friction materials composites (G. Crosa et al.). Tribological tests with filled plastics (M. Säynätjoki, P. Andersson). Polymeric adhesives: Optimization of inductive heating system for exterior body panels (A. Bruno, G. Molina). Characterization of the ablative behaviour of composite materials (A. Trivisano et al.). Viscoelastic properties of composites (C. Lacabanne et al.). The influence of temperature on the strength and creep behaviour of carbon-fibre reinforced thermoplastics (B. Thielicke, U. Soltész). Creep damage and rupture in carbon/PEEK composite (H. Ould Brahim et al.). Novel TPO based magnetic composites (A. Addeo et al.). Numerical analysis of buckling response for some axially loaded cylindrical CFRP panels (C. Cali, R. Esposito). II. Composites with Inorganic Matrices.SiC whisker reinforced alumina matrix composites (E. Yasuda et al.). Importance of interfaces in aluminium and magnesium alloy metal matrix composites reinforced with SiC particles (B. Inem et al.). SiC-Si3 N4 CVD composite layer (T. Takahashi, O. Sakai). Laser synthesis of composite Si/C/N ceramic powders (E. Borsella et al.). Vibrational properties of piezoelectric composites (A. Alippi et al.). Recent development of functionally gradient materials for special application to space plane (R. Watanabe, A. Kawasaki). Ceramic matrix nanocomposites (X. Devaux et al.). Matrix vs interface contribution in A1/SiC MMC's (P.M. Bronsveld et al.). Wetting and reactivity of SiC particulates with liquid aluminium alloys (J. Goicoechea et al.). X-ray line broadening fourier analysis of a metal matrix composite obtained by liquid infiltration after slow and rapid cooling from high annealing temperature (C. Patuelli, M. Zaffagnini). Simulation of the behaviour of high temperature oxidized structures. Application to coating. (A. Touati et al.). NiAl-TiB2 composite manufactured by melt spinning (T. Cheng, B. Cantor). Liquid phase sintering of stainless steel matrix composites (N. Petersen, N. Frees). Aluminide oxidation barrier on nickel-cobalt/ThO2 composites obtained by a pack diffusion type coating process (M. Ghodsi et al.). Manufacture and characterization of continuous SiC fibre reinforced aluminium composites by low pressure plasma spraying (C. Bartuli et al.). Thermal characterization of multilayer structures of ceramic ferrites (M. Bertolotti et al.). Author index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 292
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © North Holland 1992
  • Published: April 1, 1992
  • Imprint: North Holland
  • eBook ISBN: 9780444600790

About the Editors

A.T. Di Benedetto

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Connecticut, USA

L. Nicolais

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Naples, Italy

R. Watanabe

Affiliations and Expertise

Tohohu University, Japan

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