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Composite Materials: Analysis and Design


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This series focuses on existing and developing knowledge about the material-property relationships, processing-property relationships, and structural response of composite materials and structures. This comprehensive collection of references and textbooks features analytical, experimental, and numerical methods with a clear impact on composite structure design. This series serves not only the practicing engineer, but also the researcher and student looking to advance the state of the art in understanding material and structural responses as well as to develop new engineering tools for modeling and predicting such responses.

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Braided Structures and Composites: Production, Properties, Mechanics, and Technical Applications

Braided Structures and Composites: Production, Properties, Mechanics, and Technical Applications

1st Edition

Sohel Rana, Raul Fangueiro
June 08, 2018

Braiding is a very old textile manufacturing technology that traditionally has been used to produce items like ropes, shoe laces, and cables. Recently, braiding has gained attention in the medical, aerospace, transportation, and civil engineering communities, among others, due to its ability to...

Smart Composites: Mechanics and Design

Smart Composites: Mechanics and Design

1st Edition

Rani Elhajjar, Valeria La Saponara, Anastasia Muliana
October 23, 2017

Smart Composites: Mechanics and Design addresses the current progress in the mechanics and design of smart composites and multifunctional structures. Divided into three parts, it covers characterization of properties, analyses, and design of various advanced composite material systems with an...

Introduction to Composite Materials Design

Introduction to Composite Materials Design

3rd Edition

Ever J. Barbero
October 16, 2017

The third edition of Introduction to Composite Materials Design is a practical, design-oriented textbook aimed at students and practicing engineers learning analysis and design of composite materials and structures. Readers will find the third edition to be both highly streamlined for...

FRP Deck and Steel Girder Bridge Systems: Analysis and Design

FRP Deck and Steel Girder Bridge Systems: Analysis and Design

1st Edition

Julio F. Davalos, An Chen, Pizhong Qiao
March 29, 2017

Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) decks have been increasingly used for new construction and rehabilitation projects worldwide. The benefits of using FRP bridge decks, such as durability, light weight, high strength, reduced maintenance costs, and rapid installation, outweigh their initial in-place...

Structural Health Monitoring Technologies and Next-Generation Smart Composite Structures

Structural Health Monitoring Technologies and Next-Generation Smart Composite Structures

1st Edition

Jayantha Ananda Epaarachchi, Gayan Chanaka Kahandawa
May 02, 2016

Due to the increased use of composite materials in aerospace, energy, automobile, and civil infrastructure applications, concern over composite material failures has grown, creating a need for smart composite structures that are able to self-diagnose and self-heal. Structural Health Monitoring...

Natural Fiber Composites

Natural Fiber Composites

1st Edition

R.D.S.G. Campilho
November 03, 2015

Safely Design, Test, and Construct Products Made of Natural Fiber Composites Natural fibers and their composites carry distinct advantages over industrial fibers. Some advantages—including renewability and availability of raw materials, and lower energy consumption—could help safeguard...

Strengthening Design of Reinforced Concrete with FRP

Strengthening Design of Reinforced Concrete with FRP

1st Edition

Hayder A. Rasheed
December 16, 2014

Strengthening Design of Reinforced Concrete with FRP establishes the art and science of strengthening design of reinforced concrete with fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) beyond the abstract nature of the design guidelines from Canada (ISIS Canada 2001), Europe (FIB Task Group 9.3 2001), and the...

Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials Using ANSYS®

Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials Using ANSYS®

2nd Edition

Ever J. Barbero
December 11, 2013

Designing structures using composite materials poses unique challenges, especially due to the need for concurrent design of both material and structure. Students are faced with two options: textbooks that teach the theory of advanced mechanics of composites, but lack computational examples of...

Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials using Abaqus™

Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials using Abaqus™

1st Edition

Ever J. Barbero
April 18, 2013

Developed from the author’s graduate-level course on advanced mechanics of composite materials, Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials with Abaqus™ shows how powerful finite element tools address practical problems in the structural analysis of composites. Unlike other texts, this one takes...

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