The Behavior of Structures Composed of Composite Materials

The Behavior of Structures Composed of Composite Materials

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Composite structures and products have developed tremendously since the publication of the first edition of this work in 1986. This new edition of the now classic 1986 text has been written to educate the engineering reader in the various aspects of mechanics for using composite materials in the design and analysis of composite structures and products. Areas dealt with include manufacture, micromechanical properties, structural design, joints and bonding and a much needed introduction to composite design philosophy. Each chapter is concluded by numerous problems suitable for home assignments or examination. A solution guide is available on request from the authors.An example is the 2000 Ford Excursion SUV which uses SMC for the tailgate and cargo door assembly to reduce weight ... The Los Angeles County Metropolis Transportation Authority has introduced a composite bus designed to extend service left from 12 to ... Composite drive shafts for World Rally cars will soon be used, as well as carbon fiber/epoxy laminate clutch disks for manual gear shaft systems, anbsp;...

Title:The Behavior of Structures Composed of Composite Materials
Author:Jack R. Vinson, Robert L. Sierakowski
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-04-11


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