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Polymer and Ceramic Composite Materials: Emergent Properties and Applications

1st Edition

Noureddine Ramdani
February 06, 2019

This book summarizes recent advances in the fabrication methods, properties, and applications of various ceramic-filled polymer matrix composites. Surface-modification methods and chemical functionalization of the ceramic fillers are explored in detail, and the outstanding thermal and mechanical...

Revival: Viscoelastic Solids (1998)

1st Edition

Roderic S. Lakes
January 29, 2019

Viscoelastic Solids covers the mathematical theory of viscoelasticity and physical insights, causal mechanisms, and practical applications. Viscoelastic Solids also demonstrates the use of viscoelasticity for diverse applications, such as earplugs, gaskets, computer disks, satellite stability,...

Phenomenological Creep Models of Composites and Nanomaterials: Deterministic and Probabilistic Approach

1st Edition

Leo Razdolsky
January 16, 2019

The use of new engineering materials in the aerospace and space industry is usually governed by the need for enhancing the bearing capacity of structural elements and systems, improving the performance of specific applications, reducing structural weight and improving its cost-effectiveness....

Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet

1st Edition

Habeeb Lateef Muttashar Alzuabidi
December 13, 2018

Rapid industrial growth has witnessed the ever-increasing utilization of sand from rivers for various construction purposes, which has caused disruption to natural ecosystems. Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet presents an investigation into the capacity for these minerals to...

Cold Hibernated Elastic Memory Structure: Self-Deployable Technology and Its Applications

1st Edition

Witold M. Sokolowski
December 03, 2018

Cold hibernated elastic memory (CHEM) is an innovative, smart material technology that uses shape memory polymers in open cellular structures. This book extensively describes CHEM self-deployable structures, provides basic property data and characteristics, discusses advantages, and identifies...

Durability of Industrial Composites

1st Edition

Antonio Carvalho Filho
October 24, 2018

Durability of Industrial Composites offers numerical and quantitative solutions to long-term composite failures that are useful to practicing engineers, researchers, and students. All modes of laminate long-term failure are contemplated, with resin toughness and environmental conditions considered....

Handbook of Biopolymers: Advances and Multifaceted Applications

1st Edition

Shakeel Ahmed, Suvardhan Kanchi, Gopalakrishnan Kumar
October 23, 2018

Biopolymers have the potential to cut carbon emissions and reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The carbon dioxide released when they degrade can be reabsorbed by plants, which makes them close to carbon neutral. Biopolymers are biodegradable and some are compostable, too. This book presents...

Sugar Palm Biofibers, Biopolymers, and Biocomposites

1st Edition

S. M. Sapuan, J. Sahari, M.R. Ishak, M.L. Sanyang
October 09, 2018

Natural fibre composites are increasingly being viewed as viable and environmentally responsible alternatives to synthetic fibre composites and plastics. Sugar Palm Biofibers, Biopolymers, and Biocomposites considers the use of sugar palm fibres for materials development and application. It offers...

Uncertainty Quantification in Laminated Composites: A Meta-model Based Approach

1st Edition

Sudip Dey, Tanmoy Mukhopadhyay, Sondipon Adhikari
October 02, 2018

Over the last few decades, uncertainty quantification in composite materials and structures has gained a lot of attention from the research community as a result of industrial requirements. This book presents computationally efficient uncertainty quantification schemes following meta-model-based...

Biocomposites and Hybrid Biomaterials of Calcium Orthophosphates with Polymers

1st Edition

Sergey V. Dorozhkin
October 01, 2018

This title gives an overview of composites and biocomposites. It discusses the history of CaPO4/ /polymer biocomposites and hybrid biomaterials, as well as analyzing the latest developments in the field. It also covers bioactivity and biodegradation of CaPO4-based biomaterials....

Handbook of Bionanocomposites

1st Edition

Shakeel Ahmed, Suvardhan Kanchi
September 24, 2018

Advanced bionanocomposite materials continue to be increasingly popular and are important for a wide range of scientific and engineering applications. In the race to exploit the unique mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of bionanocomposite materials, researchers need to address new...

Hybrid Anisotropic Materials for Wind Power Turbine Blades

1st Edition

Yosif Golfman
September 18, 2018

Based on rapid technological developments in wind power, governments and energy corporations are aggressively investing in this natural resource. Illustrating some of the crucial new breakthroughs in structural design and application of wind energy generation machinery, Hybrid Anisotropic Materials...

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