Interfaces in Particle and Fibre Reinforced Composites

Interfaces in Particle and Fibre Reinforced Composites
Author: Kheng Lim Goh,Sabu Thomas,Rangika Thilan De Silva,Aswathi M.K.
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 582
Release: 2019-11-27
ISBN 10: 0081027311
ISBN 13: 9780081027318
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Interfaces in Particle and Fibre Reinforced Composites Book Review:

Interfaces in Particle and Fibre-Reinforced Composites: From Macro- to Nanoscale addresses recent research findings on the particle-matrix interface at different length scales. The book's main focus is on the reinforcement of materials by particles that can result in a composite material of high stiffness and strength, but it also focuses on how the particle interacts with the (matrix) material, which may be a polymer, biological-based material, ceramic or conventional metal. The different types of particle reinforced composites are discussed, as is load transfer at the particle-matrix interface. Readers will learn how to select materials and about particle structure. Significant progress has been made in applying these approaches, thus making this book a timely piece on recent research findings on the particle-matrix interface at different length scales. Features wide coverage, from polymer, to ceramics and metal-based particulate composites Structured in a logical order to cover fundamental studies, computer simulations, experimental techniques and characterization

Interfacial Phenomena in Composite Materials 91

Interfacial Phenomena in Composite Materials  91
Author: Ignaas Verpoest,Frank Jones
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 314
Release: 2013-10-22
ISBN 10: 1483102971
ISBN 13: 9781483102979
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Interfacial Phenomena in Composite Materials 91 Book Review:

Interfacial Phenomena in Composite Materials '91 is a collection of papers dealing with the science of composite interfaces, with emphasis on theoretical modeling, test methods, and characterization methods of polymer matrix, metal, or ceramic matrix composites. One paper reviews the micromechanical test methods used in evaluating mechanical properties of fiber-matrix interface. Another paper shows that the critical fiber length cannot always be considered a material constant in the framework of load transfer models based on the shear lag theory. Microwave plasma treatment is a quick technology to change fiber surface structure as the oxidation or the roughening of the fiber increases fiber-matrix adhesion. Another paper evaluates the effect of improved adhesion on mechanical performance under static, dynamic, and impact conditions. It also examines the role of fiber anisotropy on the performance of high performance polyethylene/epoxy composites. By using the Laser Raman Spectroscopy, the investigator can analyze the effects of the fiber surface treatment, the fiber modulus, the curing temperature on the Shear strength, and the fracture mechanics of the interface. The collection can be read profitably by chemists, biochemists, and academicians involved in material compound research.

Science and Engineering of Short Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites

Science and Engineering of Short Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites
Author: S-Y Fu,B Lauke,Y.-W. Mai
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2009-07-06
ISBN 10: 1845696492
ISBN 13: 9781845696498
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Science and Engineering of Short Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites Book Review:

When fibres in a composite are discontinuous and are shorter than a few millimetres, the composite is called a ‘short fibre reinforced composite (SFRP)’. SFRPs have found extensive applications in automobiles, business machines, durable consumer items, sporting goods and electrical industries owing to their low cost, easy processing and superior mechanical properties over the parent polymers. The book summarises recent developments in this area, focusing on the fundamental mechanisms that govern the mechanical properties including strength, modulus, fracture toughness and thermal properties of SFRP materials. This book covers the following topics: extrusion compounding and injection moulding, major factors affecting mechanical performance, stress transfer, strength, elastic modulus flexural modulus, thermal conductivity and expansion, non-linear stress-strain behaviour and fracture mechanics of short fibre reinforced polymers. With its distinguished team of authors, Science and engineering of short fibre reinforced polymer composites is a standard reference for anyone involved in the development, manufacture and use of SFRPs. It will also provide an in-depth understanding of the behaviour of these versatile materials. Reviews the mechanical properties and functions of short fibre reinforced polymer composites (SFRP) Examines recent developments in the fundamental mechanisms of SFRP's Assesses major factors affecting mechanical performance such as stress transfer and strength

Surfaces and Interfaces in Natural Fibre Reinforced Composites

Surfaces and Interfaces in Natural Fibre Reinforced Composites
Author: Nicolas Le Moigne,Belkacem Otazaghine,Stéphane Corn,Hélène Angellier-Coussy,Anne Bergeret
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 136
Release: 2018-02-06
ISBN 10: 3319714104
ISBN 13: 9783319714103
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Surfaces and Interfaces in Natural Fibre Reinforced Composites Book Review:

This book is addressed to Master and PhD students as well as researchers from academia and industry. It aims to provide the key definitions to understand the issues related to interface modifications in natural fibre based composites considering the particular supramolecular and micro- structures encountered in plant fibres. A particular emphasis is given to the modification and functionalization strategies of natural fibres and their impact on biocomposites behaviour and properties. Commonly used and newly developed treatment processes are described in view of scaling-up natural fibre treatments for their implementation in industry. Finally, a detailed and comprehensive description of the tools and methodologies developed to investigate and characterize surfaces and interfaces in natural fibre based composites is reviewed and discussed.

Ceramic and Metal Matrix Composites

Ceramic and Metal Matrix Composites
Author: M. Fuentes,J.M. Martínez-Esnaola,A.M. Daniel
Publsiher: Trans Tech Publications Ltd
Total Pages: 1352
Release: 1996-11-01
ISBN 10: 3035703639
ISBN 13: 9783035703634
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ceramic and Metal Matrix Composites Book Review:

"Ceramic and Metal Matrix Composites" provide an update on this field, and identifies new problem areas. Newcomers will find that it provides a sound basis for learning how inorganic matrix composite materials are made and how they behave. Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS). A total of 148 articles cover practically every area of current interest within the ambit of CMCs and MMCs.

Mechanics of Microstructured Materials

Mechanics of Microstructured Materials
Author: Helmut J. Böhm
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 306
Release: 2014-05-04
ISBN 10: 3709127769
ISBN 13: 9783709127766
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mechanics of Microstructured Materials Book Review:

The work deals with the thermomechanical mechanical behavior of microstructured materials, which has attracted considerable interest from both the academic and the industrial research communities. The past decade has witnessed major progress in the development of analytical as well as numerical modeling approaches and of experimental methods in this field. Considerable research efforts have been aimed at obtaining microstructure-property correlations and at studying the damage and failure behavior of microstructured materials. The book combines an overview of important analytical and numerical modeling approaches in continuum micromechanics and is aimed at academic and industrial researchers, such as materials scientists, mechanical engineers, and applied physicists, who are working or planning to work in the field of mechanics of microstructured materials such as composites, metals and ceramics.

Multi Scale Continuum Mechanics Modelling of Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites

Multi Scale Continuum Mechanics Modelling of Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites
Author: Wim Van Paepegem
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 764
Release: 2020-11-25
ISBN 10: 0128189851
ISBN 13: 9780128189856
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Multi Scale Continuum Mechanics Modelling of Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites Book Review:

Multi-scale modelling of composites is a very relevant topic in composites science. This is illustrated by the numerous sessions in the recent European and International Conferences on Composite Materials, but also by the fast developments in multi-scale modelling software tools, developed by large industrial players such as Siemens (Virtual Material Characterization toolkit and MultiMechanics virtual testing software), MSC/e-Xstream (Digimat software), Simulia (micromechanics plug-in in Abaqus), HyperSizer (Multi-scale design of composites), Altair (Altair Multiscale Designer) This book is intended to be an ideal reference on the latest advances in multi-scale modelling of fibre-reinforced polymer composites, that is accessible for both (young) researchers and end users of modelling software. We target three main groups: This book aims at a complete introduction and overview of the state-of-the-art in multi-scale modelling of composites in three axes: • ranging from prediction of homogenized elastic properties to nonlinear material behaviour • ranging from geometrical models for random packing of unidirectional fibres over meso-scale geometries for textile composites to orientation tensors for short fibre composites • ranging from damage modelling of unidirectionally reinforced composites over textile composites to short fibre-reinforced composites The book covers the three most important scales in multi-scale modelling of composites: (i) micro-scale, (ii) meso-scale and (iii) macro-scale. The nano-scale and related atomistic and molecular modelling approaches are deliberately excluded, since the book wants to focus on continuum mechanics and there are already a lot of dedicated books about polymer nanocomposites. A strong focus is put on physics-based damage modelling, in the sense that the chapters devote attention to modelling the different damage mechanisms (matrix cracking, fibre/matrix debonding, delamination, fibre fracture,...) in such a way that the underlying physics of the initiation and growth of these damage modes is respected. The book also gives room to not only discuss the finite element based approaches for multi-scale modelling, but also much faster methods that are popular in industrial software, such as Mean Field Homogenization methods (based on Mori-Tanaka and Eshelby solutions) and variational methods (shear lag theory and more advanced theories). Since the book targets a wide audience, the focus is put on the most common numerical approaches that are used in multi-scale modelling. Very specialized numerical methods like peridynamics modelling, Material Point Method, eXtended Finite Element Method (XFEM), isogeometric analysis, SPH (Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics),... are excluded. Outline of the book The book is divided in three large parts, well balanced with each a similar number of chapters:

Mechanical and Physical Testing of Biocomposites Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites

Mechanical and Physical Testing of Biocomposites  Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites
Author: Mohammad Jawaid,Mohamed Thariq,Naheed Saba
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 478
Release: 2018-09-14
ISBN 10: 0081023006
ISBN 13: 9780081023006
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mechanical and Physical Testing of Biocomposites Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites Book Review:

Mechanical and Physical Testing of Biocomposites, Fibre-Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites covers key aspects of fracture and failure in natural/synthetic fiber reinforced polymer based composite materials, ranging from crack propagation, to crack growth, and from notch-size effect, to damage-tolerant design. Topics of interest include mechanical properties, such as tensile, flexural, compression, shear, impact, fracture toughness, low and high velocity impact, and anti-ballistic properties of natural fiber, synthetic fibers and hybrid composites materials. It also covers physical properties, such as density, water absorption, thickness swelling, and void content of composite materials fabricated from natural or synthetic materials. Written by leading experts in the field, and covering composite materials developed from different natural fibers and their hybridization with synthetic fibers, the book's chapters provide cutting-edge, up-to-date research on the characterization, analysis and modelling of composite materials. Contains contributions from leading experts in the field Discusses recent progress on failure analysis, SHM, durability, life prediction and the modelling of damage in natural fiber-based composite materials Covers experimental, analytical and numerical analysis Provides detailed and comprehensive information on mechanical properties, testing methods and modelling techniques

Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites

Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites
Author: Sabu Thomas,Laly A.. Pothan
Publsiher: Archives contemporaines
Total Pages: 539
Release: 2009-01-01
ISBN 10: 2914610998
ISBN 13: 9782914610995
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites Book Review:

Natural fibers and their composites have a long and important place in the history of human creativity and industry. Increasing consumer interest in "green" products made with sustainable materials, along with the rising cost of petroleum - the basic ingredient of synthetic fibers - have once again brought natural fibers and their composites to the fore. The renewed interest in natural fibers is only a few decades old. Thus, the pioneering work of current researchers in this new era of natural fiber composites will help to illuminate the path for future researchers as they explore new potentialities for natural fibers. Sabu Thomas and Laly Pothen, themselves leaders in the field, bring together cutting edge research by eminent scientists in Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites. Covering the latest research trends such as nano technology, the book will be a valuable resource for the natural fiber composite researcher.

Structural Health Monitoring of Biocomposites Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites

Structural Health Monitoring of Biocomposites  Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites
Author: Mohammad Jawaid,Mohamed Thariq,Naheed Saba
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 322
Release: 2018-11-23
ISBN 10: 0081022999
ISBN 13: 9780081022993
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Structural Health Monitoring of Biocomposites Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites Book Review:

Structural Health Monitoring of Biocomposites, Fibre-Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites provides detailed information on failure analysis, mechanical and physical properties, structural health monitoring, durability and life prediction, modelling of damage processes of natural fiber, synthetic fibers, and natural/natural, and natural/synthetic fiber hybrid composites. It provides a comprehensive review of both established and promising new technologies currently under development in the emerging area of structural health monitoring in aerospace, construction and automotive structures. In addition, it describes SHM methods and sensors related to specific composites and how advantages and limitations of various sensors and methods can help make informed choices. Written by leading experts in the field, and covering composite materials developed from different natural fibers and their hybridization with synthetic fibers, the book's chapters provide cutting-edge, up-to-date research on the characterization, analysis and modelling of composite materials. Contains contributions from leading experts in the field Discusses recent progress on failure analysis, SHM, durability, life prediction and the modelling of damage in natural fiber-based composite materials Covers experimental, analytical and numerical analysis Provides detailed and comprehensive information on mechanical properties, testing methods and modelling techniques

Surfaces and Interfaces in Natural Fibre Reinforced Composites

Surfaces and Interfaces in Natural Fibre Reinforced Composites
Author: Nicolas Le Moigne,Belkacem Otazaghine,Stéphane Corn,Hélène Angellier-Coussy,Anne Bergeret
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 136
Release: 2018-02-06
ISBN 10: 3319714104
ISBN 13: 9783319714103
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Surfaces and Interfaces in Natural Fibre Reinforced Composites Book Review:

This book is addressed to Master and PhD students as well as researchers from academia and industry. It aims to provide the key definitions to understand the issues related to interface modifications in natural fibre based composites considering the particular supramolecular and micro- structures encountered in plant fibres. A particular emphasis is given to the modification and functionalization strategies of natural fibres and their impact on biocomposites behaviour and properties. Commonly used and newly developed treatment processes are described in view of scaling-up natural fibre treatments for their implementation in industry. Finally, a detailed and comprehensive description of the tools and methodologies developed to investigate and characterize surfaces and interfaces in natural fibre based composites is reviewed and discussed.

Discontinuous Fibre Reinforced Composites

Discontinuous Fibre Reinforced Composites
Author: Kheng Lim Goh
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 190
Release: 2016-10-22
ISBN 10: 1447173058
ISBN 13: 9781447173052
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Discontinuous Fibre Reinforced Composites Book Review:

This book provides a simple and unified approach to the mechanics of discontinuous-fibre reinforced composites, and introduces readers as generally as possible to the key concepts regarding the mechanics of elastic stress transfer, intermediate modes of stress transfer, plastic stress transfer, fibre pull-out, fibre fragmentation and matrix rupture. These concepts are subsequently applied to progressive stages of the loading process, through to the composite fractures. The book offers a valuable guide for advanced undergraduate and graduate students attending lecture courses on fibre composites. It is also intended for beginning researchers who wish to develop deeper insights into how discontinuous fibre provides reinforcement to composites, and for engineers, particularly those who wish to apply the concepts presented here to design and develop discontinuous-fibre reinforced composites.

Advanced High Strength Natural Fibre Composites in Construction

Advanced High Strength Natural Fibre Composites in Construction
Author: Mizi Fan,Feng Fu
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 596
Release: 2016-10-04
ISBN 10: 0081004303
ISBN 13: 9780081004302
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced High Strength Natural Fibre Composites in Construction Book Review:

Advanced High Strength Natural Fibre Composites in Construction provides the basic framework and knowledge required for the efficient and sustainable use of natural fiber composites as a structural and building material, along with information on the ongoing efforts to improve the efficiency of use and competitiveness of these composites. Areas of particular interest include understanding the nature and behavior of raw materials and their functional contributions to the advanced architectures of high strength composites (Part 1), discussing both traditional and novel manufacturing technologies for various advanced natural fiber construction materials (Part 2), examining the parameters and performance of the composites (Part 3), and finally commenting on the associated codes, standards, and sustainable development of advanced high strength natural fiber composites for construction. This exposition will be based on well understood environmental science as it applies to construction (Part 4). The book is aimed at academics, research scholars, and engineers, and will serve as a most valuable text or reference book that challenges undergraduate and postgraduate students to think beyond standard practices when designing and creating novel construction materials. Presents the first comprehensive review on the efficient and sustainable use of natural fiber composites in construction and building materials Contains detailed information on the structure, chemical composition, and physical and mechanical properties of natural fibers Covers both traditional and novel manufacturing technologies for high strength natural fiber composites Includes material parameters and performance in use, as well as associated codes, standards, and applied case studies Presents contributions from leading international experts in the field

An Introduction to Composite Materials

An Introduction to Composite Materials
Author: D. Hull,T. W. Clyne
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 326
Release: 1996-08-13
ISBN 10: 9780521388559
ISBN 13: 0521388554
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Introduction to Composite Materials Book Review:

An updated edition of a textbook on composite materials for undergraduates researchers in materials science and engineering.

Interface Engineering of Natural Fibre Composites for Maximum Performance

Interface Engineering of Natural Fibre Composites for Maximum Performance
Author: Nikolaos E Zafeiropoulos
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 428
Release: 2011-02-26
ISBN 10: 0857092286
ISBN 13: 9780857092281
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Interface Engineering of Natural Fibre Composites for Maximum Performance Book Review:

One of the major reasons for composite failure is a breakdown of the bond between the reinforcement fibres and the matrix. When this happens, the composite loses strength and fails. By engineering the interface between the natural fibres and the matrix, the properties of the composite can be manipulated to give maximum performance. Interface engineering of natural fibre composites for maximum performance looks at natural (sustainable) fibre composites and the growing trend towards their use as reinforcements in composites. Part one focuses on processing and surface treatments to engineer the interface in natural fibre composites and looks in detail at modifying cellulose fibre surfaces in the manufacture of natural fibre composites, interface tuning through matrix modification and preparation of cellulose nanocomposites. It also looks at the characterisation of fibre surface treatments by infrared and raman spectroscopy and the effects of processing and surface treatment on the interfacial adhesion and mechanical properties of natural fibre composites. Testing interfacial properties in natural fibre composites is the topic of part two which discusses the electrochemical characterisation of the interfacial properties of natural fibres, assesses the mechanical and thermochemical properties and moisture uptake behaviour of natural fibres and studies the fatigue and delamination of natural fibre composites before finishing with a look at Raman spectroscopy and x-ray scattering for assessing the interface in natural fibre composites With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors Interface engineering of natural fibre composites for maximum performance is an invaluable resource to composite manufacturers and developers, materials scientists and engineers and anyone involved in designing and formulating composites or in industries that use natural fibre composites. Examines characterisation of fibre surface treatments by infrared and raman spectroscopy and the effects of processing and surface treatment Reviews testing interfacial properties in natural fibre composites including the electrochemical characterisation of the interfacial properties of natural fibres Assesses the mechanical and thermochemical properties and moisture uptake behaviour of natural fibres and studies the fatigue and delamination of natural fibre composites

Molecular Characterization of Composite Interfaces

Molecular Characterization of Composite Interfaces
Author: Hatsuo Ishida,Ganesh Kumar
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 454
Release: 2013-11-11
ISBN 10: 1489922512
ISBN 13: 9781489922519
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Molecular Characterization of Composite Interfaces Book Review:

This book is an extended version of the proceedings of the Symposium on Polymer Composites, Interfaces, which was held under the auspices of the Division of Polymer Chemistry, American Chemical Society (ACS) during the annual ACS meeting in Seattle, March, 1983. The importance of the interface in composite materials has been recognized since the inception of modern composite technology. Specifically, silane coupling agents were developed for glass fiber reinforced compOSites at a very early date. Ever since then the diversity of composite materials and the development of various surface treatment methods have led to the establishment of an "interface art." A trial-and-error approach has dominated the interfacial aspects of composite technology until very recently. With the advent of modern analytical techniques for surface characterization, it became possible to study detailed surface and interface structures. It was hoped that this symposium would catalyze such a fundamental and scientific approach in composite studies. For this reason, the symposium was structured to verify the influence of interfacial structures on the mechanical and physical performance of composites and to improve our knowledge of the microstructure of composite interfaces. As the word ·composite" indicates, interdisciplinary interaction is indispensable for proper understanding of multiphase systems.

Interface Science and Composites

Interface Science and Composites
Author: Soo-Jin Park,Min-Kang Seo
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 834
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 0123750490
ISBN 13: 9780123750495
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Interface Science and Composites Book Review:

The goal of Interface Science and Composites is to facilitate the manufacture of technological materials with optimized properties on the basis of a comprehensive understanding of the molecular structure of interfaces and their resulting influence on composite materials processes. From the early development of composites of various natures, the optimization of the interface has been of major importance. While there are many reference books available on composites, few deal specifically with the science and mechanics of the interface of materials and composites. Further, many recent advances in composite interfaces are scattered across the literature and are here assembled in a readily accessible form, bringing together recent developments in the field, both from the materials science and mechanics perspective, in a single convenient volume. The central theme of the book is tailoring the interface science of composites to optimize the basic physical principles rather than on the use of materials and the mechanical performance and structural integrity of composites with enhanced strength/stiffness and fracture toughness (or specific fracture resistance). It also deals mainly with interfaces in advanced composites made from high-performance fibers, such as glass, carbon, aramid, and some inorganic fibers, and matrix materials encompassing polymers, carbon, metals/alloys, and ceramics. Includes chapter on the development of a nanolevel dispersion of graphene particles in a polymer matrix Focus on tailoring the interface science of composites to optimize the basic physical principles Covers mainly interfaces in advanced composites made from high performance fibers

Science Abstracts

Science Abstracts
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1995
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OSU:32435054907035
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Structural Health Monitoring of Biocomposites Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites

Structural Health Monitoring of Biocomposites  Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites
Author: Mohammad Jawaid,Mohamed Thariq,Naheed Saba
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 322
Release: 2018-11-23
ISBN 10: 0081022999
ISBN 13: 9780081022993
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Structural Health Monitoring of Biocomposites Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites Book Review:

Structural Health Monitoring of Biocomposites, Fibre-Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites provides detailed information on failure analysis, mechanical and physical properties, structural health monitoring, durability and life prediction, modelling of damage processes of natural fiber, synthetic fibers, and natural/natural, and natural/synthetic fiber hybrid composites. It provides a comprehensive review of both established and promising new technologies currently under development in the emerging area of structural health monitoring in aerospace, construction and automotive structures. In addition, it describes SHM methods and sensors related to specific composites and how advantages and limitations of various sensors and methods can help make informed choices. Written by leading experts in the field, and covering composite materials developed from different natural fibers and their hybridization with synthetic fibers, the book's chapters provide cutting-edge, up-to-date research on the characterization, analysis and modelling of composite materials. Contains contributions from leading experts in the field Discusses recent progress on failure analysis, SHM, durability, life prediction and the modelling of damage in natural fiber-based composite materials Covers experimental, analytical and numerical analysis Provides detailed and comprehensive information on mechanical properties, testing methods and modelling techniques

Advances in Natural Fibre Composites

Advances in Natural Fibre Composites
Author: Raul Fangueiro,Sohel Rana
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2017-10-24
ISBN 10: 3319646419
ISBN 13: 9783319646411
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Natural Fibre Composites Book Review:

This book presents selected high-quality research papers submitted to ICNF 2017, the 3rd International Conference on Natural Fibers, which was held in Braga, Portugal, on 21–23 June 2017. It discusses the latest research and developments in the field and covers a wide range of topics related to various aspects of natural-fiber composites, such as production and processing of raw materials, surface modification and functionalization, advanced fibrous structures for composites, nano fibers, experimental characterization, modeling and analysis, design and product development, applications, market potential, and environmental impacts. The book presents the latest research work addressing different approaches and techniques to improve processing, performance, functionalities and cost-effectiveness of natural-fibers composites, in order to increase their applications in different industrial sectors such as automobiles, transportation, construction, and sport. & nbsp;