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Polymer composites Volume 1

Author: Sabu Thomas
Publisher: Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, 2012.
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The first systematic reference on the topic with an emphasis on the characteristics and dimension of the reinforcement. This first of three volumes, authored by leading researchers in the field from academia, government, industry, as well as private research institutions around the globe, focuses on macro and micro composites. Clearly divided into three sections, the first offers an introduction to polymer  Read more...
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Thomas, Sabu.
Polymer Composites, Macro- and Microcomposites : Macro- and Microcomposites.
Weinheim : Wiley, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sabu Thomas
ISBN: 9783527645237 3527645233 9783527645213 3527645217 3527326243 9783527326242
OCLC Number: 787845615
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 814 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Polymer Composites; Contents; The Editors; Preface; List of Contributors; Part One: Introduction to Polymer Composites; 1 Advances in Polymer Composites: Macro- and Microcomposites --
State of the Art, New Challenges, and Opportunities; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Classification of Composites; 1.2.1 Polymer Matrix Composites; 1.2.1.1 Factors Affecting Properties of PMCs; 1.2.1.2 Fabrication of Composites; 1.2.1.3 Applications; 1.2.1.4 Recent Advances in Polymer Composites; 1.3 Interface Characterization; 1.3.1 Micromechanical Technique; 1.3.2 Spectroscopic Tests; 1.3.3 Microscopic Techniques. 1.3.4 Thermodynamic Methods1.4 New Challenges and Opportunities; References; 2 Shock and Impact Response of Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Analytical Analysis; 2.2.1 Wave Propagation in Elastic-Viscoelastic Bilaminates; 2.2.2 Solution at Wave Front: Elastic Precursor Decay; 2.2.3 Late-Time Asymptotic Solution; 2.3 Plate-Impact Experiments on GRPs; 2.3.1 Material: Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer; 2.3.2 Plate-Impact Shock Compression Experiments: Experimental Configuration. 2.3.2.1 t-X Diagram (Time versus Distance) and S-V Diagram (Stress versus Velocity) for Plate-Impact Shock Compression Experiments2.3.3 Plate-Impact Spall Experiments: Experimental Configuration; 2.3.3.1 t-X Diagram (Time versus Distance) and S-V Diagram (Stress versus Velocity) for Plate-Impact Spall Experiments; 2.3.4 Shock-Reshock and Shock-Release Experiments: Experimental Configuration; 2.3.4.1 t-X Diagram (Time versus Distance) for Shock-Reshock and Shock-Release Experiments; 2.4 Target Assembly; 2.5 Experimental Results and Discussion; 2.5.1 Plate-Impact Shock Compression Experiments. 2.5.1.1 Structure of Shock Waves in the GRP2.5.1.2 Equation of State (Shock Velocity versus Particle Velocity) for S2-Glass GRP; 2.5.1.3 Hugoniot Stress versus Hugoniot Strain (Hugoniot); 2.5.1.4 Hugoniot Stress versus Particle Velocity; 2.5.2 Plate-Impact Spall Experiments; 2.5.2.1 Determination of Spall Strength; 2.5.2.2 Spall Strength of GRP Following Normal Shock Compression; 2.5.2.3 Spall Strength of GRP Following Combined Shock Compression and Shear Loading; 2.5.3 Shock-Reshock and Shock-Release Experiments. 2.5.3.1 Self Consistent Method for the Determination of Dynamic Shear Yield Strength2.5.3.2 Calculation of Initial Hugoniot Shocked State and Hugoniot Stress-Strain Curve; 2.5.3.3 Calculation of Off-Hugoniot States for Reshock-Release Loading; 2.5.3.4 Determination of the Critical Shear Strength in the Shocked State for S2-Glass GRP; 2.6 Summary; References; 3 Interfaces in Macro- and Microcomposites; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Characterization of Interfaces in Macro- and Microcomposites; 3.2.1 Surface Treatments of Reinforcements for Composite Materials; 3.2.2 Microscale Tests.
Other Titles: Polymer composites.
Responsibility: edited by Sabu Thomas [and others].

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