Sustainable Composites for Aerospace Applications - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081021316

Sustainable Composites for Aerospace Applications

1st Edition

Paperback ISBN: 9780081021316
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 15th April 2018
Page Count: 384
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Table of Contents

1. Material selection for fabrication of aerospace components
2. The Role of Advanced Polymer Materials in Aerospace
3. Natural fibre based composites materials of the future in aerospace industry
4. Manufacturing techniques of composites for aerospace applications
5. Design for Manufacturing of Natural/Synthetic fibre reinforced composites for Commercial Aircraft
6. Composite Material Overview and its testing for aerospace components
7. Physical, Mechanical and Wear behaviour of Composite materials for Aircraft components
8. Low Velocity Impact properties of Natural fibre reinforced composite materials for Aeronautical Applications
9. Non-Destructive Testing Evaluation of Low Velocity Impact Damage in natural fibre based Composites
10. Mechanical behaviour of a structural component from composite materials for an aircraft wing flap support
11. Analysis of Viscoelastic vibration damping materials for Aircraft components
12. Flame-retardant fibrous materials for aircraft applications
13. Impact damages modelling in laminated composite aircraft structures
14. Natural lightweight Hybrid composites for aircraft structural applications
15. Potential of Natural fibre/biomass filler reinforced polymer composites in aerospace applications
16. The potential of natural fibre reinforced polymeric materials in wing structural design


Sustainable Composites for Aerospace Applications presents innovative advances in the fabrication, characterization and applications of LDH polymer nanocomposites. It covers fundamental structural and chemical knowledge and explores various properties and characterization techniques, including microscopic, spectroscopic and mechanical behaviors. Users will find a strong focus on the potential applications of LDH polymer nanocomposites, such as in energy, electronics, electromagnetic shielding, biomedical, agricultural, food packaging and water purification functions. This book provides comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge research in the field of LDH polymer nanocomposites and future applications, and is an essential read for all academics, researchers, engineers and students working in this area.

Key Features

  • Presents fundamental knowledge of LDH polymer nanocomposites, including chemical composition, structural features and fabrication techniques
  • Provides an analytical overview of the different types of characterization techniques and technologies
  • Contains extensive reviews on cutting-edge research for future applications in a variety of industries


R&D, designers, materials and aerospace engineers, polymer science and engineering professionals


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