Handbook of Polymer Composites for Engineers

1st Edition

Editors: L C Hollaway
Hardcover ISBN: 9781855731295
eBook ISBN: 9781845698607
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st January 1994
Page Count: 352
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Table of Contents

Fibre reinforced polymers; Techniques for manufacture of composites: Manufacturing processes; Finishing methods; Structural design of polymer composites: Methodology and management of a design project; Procedures for designing materials; Structural component design technique; Limit state design method; Joints: Bonded and mechanically fastened joints; Case studies.


This book introduces the engineer to fibres and polymer matrices, which are the components of the polymer composites for structural engineering. The authors also provide a simple guide, in tabular form, to the principal fabrication techniques, the basic design formulae, and the methods for structural composites systems and connections.


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About the Editors

L C Hollaway Editor

Len C. Holloway is Professor of Composite Structures at the University of Surrey, UK and Visiting Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Southampton, UK .

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Surrey, UK