Environmental Degradation of Industrial Composites - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781856174473, 9780080531052

Environmental Degradation of Industrial Composites

1st Edition

Authors: Celine Mahieux
Hardcover ISBN: 9781856174473
eBook ISBN: 9780080531052
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 14th December 2005
Page Count: 288
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Description

  1. Introduction 2. Effect of Temperature on Polymer Matrix Composites 3. Liquid and Gas Exposure 4. Effects of Electrical Fields and Radiations on Polymer Matrix Composites 5. Environmental Impact on Micromechanical and Macromechanical Calculations 6. Cycling Mechanical nad Environmental Loads

Key Features

This book will help you to...

  • Understand how environmental factors lead to degradation effects in polymer matrix composite structures

  • Build these factors into calculations when predicting the part performance and lifetime of structures

  • Compare real-life situations from case studies with your predicted results

  • Predict probable composite behaviour with greater accuracy

Readership

mechanical engineers, materials engineers, consultants, specifiers and manufacturers.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction 2. Effect of Temperature on Polymer Matrix Composites 3. Liquid and Gas Exposure 4. Effects of Electrical Fields and Radiations on Polymer Matrix Composites 5. Environmental Impact on Micromechanical and Macromechanical Calculations 6. Cycling Mechanical nad Environmental Loads

Details

No. of pages:
288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080531052
Hardcover ISBN:
9781856174473

About the Author

Celine Mahieux

Affiliations and Expertise

Manager, R&D Materials, Alstom Hydro Generator Technology Center, Birr, Switzerland