Concise Encyclopedia of Composite Materials

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byMortensen, Andreas, Andreas Mortensen

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This Concise Encyclopedia draws its material from the award-winning Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, and includes updates and revisions not available in the original set. This customized collection of articles provides a handy reference for materials scientists and engineers with an interest in composite materials made from polymers, metals, ceramics, carbon, biocomposites, nanocomposites, wood, cement, fibers, etc.

* Brings together articles from the Encyclopedia of Materials: Science & Technology that focus on the essentials of composite materials, including recent updates
* Every article has been commissioned and written by an internationally recognized expert and provides a concise overview of a particular aspect of the field
* Enables rapid reference; extensive bibliographies, cross-referencing and indexes guide the user to the most relevant reading in the primary literature
* Covers areas of active research, such as biomaterials and porous materials

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This Concise Encyclopedia draws its material from the award-winning Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, and includes updates and revisions not available in the original set. This customized collection of articles provides a handy reference for materials scientists and engineers with an interest in composite materials mad...

Format:OtherDimensions:1050 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 1, 2006Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080524621

ISBN - 13:9780080524627

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Aircraft Materials, R. Boyer ⪠Alternative Techniques for Manufacturing Composite Aerospace Designs, Cost of, Williamson ⪠Asbestos, F. Habashi ⪠Automotive Body Materials, A. M. Sherman, A. R. Krause, P. A. Friedman, D. A. Steenkamer and D. Q. Huston ⪠Automotive Chassis/Suspension Materials, G. Cole ⪠Bearing Materials: Plain Bearings, G.C. Pratt ⪠Biological Materials: Synthesis, Structure, and Properties, P. Calvert ⪠Biomimetic Materials: Properties and Processing, P. Calvert ⪠Bitumens: Modified, P. Nayler ⪠Block Copolymers as Precursors to Porous Materials, T.P. Russell and J.L. Hecrick ⪠Block Copolymers as Templates for Functional Materials, R.E. Cohen ⪠Bone and Natural Composites: Properties, J. D. Currey ⪠Bone Augmentation and Repair, E.L. Hedberg and A.G. Mikos ⪠Buildings: Plastics and Composites, F. J. Heger and P. A. Sharff ⪠Carbon Aerogels, H. Tamon ⪠Carbon Blacks, E.B. Senpl amd R.L. Taylor ⪠Carbon Fibers, L. M. Manocha ⪠Carbon Nanofibers, R. T. K. Baker ⪠Carbon Nanotubes, S. Subramoney ⪠Carbon-Carbon Composites, W. J. Lackey ⪠Ceramic Fibers from Polymer Precursors, K. Okamura ⪠Ceramic Matrix Composites with Roughly Equiaxed Reinforcements: Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior, G. Fantozzi and J. Chevalier ⪠Ceramic Matrix Composites: Applications, K. M. Prewo and W. K. Tredway ⪠Ceramic Matrix Composites: Matrices and Processing, R. R. Naslain ⪠Ceramic Nanocomposites with Organic Phases, Optics of, A. Biswas, C. S. Friend and P. N. Prasad ⪠Ceramic-modified High-temperature Polymers, Z. Ahmad ⪠Ceramics and Glasses, Sol-Gel Synthesis of, P.P. Thulé and T.E. Wood ⪠Ceramics: Whisker Toughening, P.F. Becher ⪠Cermets and Hardmetals, D. Mari ⪠Clay-based Polymer Nanocomposites, A. Usuki ⪠Composite Dental Materials: Wear, K. Goovaerts, P. Lambrechts, J. De Munck, L. Bergmans and B. Van Meerbeek ⪠Composite Materials, Microstructural Design of, M. F. Ashby ⪠Composite Materials: Environmental Effects, A. R. Bunsell ⪠Composite Materials: Overview, A. Kelly and A. Mortensen ⪠Composites for Biomedical Applications, E. Wintermantel, J. Mayer and T. N. Goehring ⪠Composites for Sensors and Actuators, C. Boller ⪠Composites, Joining of, F. L. Matthews ⪠Composites, Microstructure of: Quantitative Description, J.-L. Chermant and M. Coster ⪠Composites, Physical Properties of, P. J. Withers ⪠Composites: Interfaces, T. W. Clyne ⪠Concrete as a Building Materials, C. K. Y. Leung ⪠Concrete: Failure Mechanics, J. G. M. van Mier ⪠Construction: Cellular Materials, F.-J. Ulm ⪠Construction Materials: Lightweight Aggregates, A.L. Bush ⪠Continuous Parallel Fiber Composites: Deformation and Strength, L. N. McCartney and W. R. Broughton ⪠Continuous Parallel Fiber Composites: Fracture, B. S. Majumdar and D. Hunston ⪠Conventional and Super Abrasive MaterialsR. Komanduri and S. Iyengar ⪠Creep and Creep-fatigue of Metal-Matrix Composites, G. F. Eggeler ⪠Creep of Bituminous Aggregates, S.F. Brown ⪠Creep of Concrete, Z. P. Bazant ⪠Creep of Particle Reinforced Materials, J. Rösler ⪠CVD Monofilaments, A. R. Bunsell ⪠Designing with Composites, S. M. Spearing and P. A. Lagace ⪠Elastic Behavior of Cellular Solids, A. M. Kraynik and M. K. Neilsen ⪠Elastic Behavior of Composites, A. Cervenka ⪠Elastic Structures in Design, H. R. Shercliff and M. F. Ashby ⪠Elasticity in Wood and Concrete: Hygromechanical Effects, J. Brauns and K. Rocens ⪠Elastomers, Ceramic-modified, J. H. Mark ⪠Elastomers, Reinforcement of, A. I. Medalia ⪠Electronic Packaging: Conductive Adhesives, A. M. Lyons ⪠Electronic Packaging: Elastomer Conductive Polymers, L. S. Buchoff ⪠Electronic Packaging: Heat Sink Materials, C. Zweben ⪠Fatigue of Particle Reinforced Materials, N. Chawla and J. E. Allison ⪠Fiber Metal Laminates, Fatigue of, A. Vlot and R. C. Alderliesten ⪠Fiber Strength, D. M. Wilson ⪠Fiberglass, N.M. Cameron and C.F. Rapp ⪠Fibers: Superabsorbant, T.F. Cooke ⪠Fibrous Reinforcements for Composites: Overview, K. K. Chawla ⪠Foams, Microrheology of, A.M. Kraynik and D.A. Reinelt ⪠Functionally Graded Materials, A. Neubrand ⪠Glass Fibers, K. K. Chawla ⪠Hard Tissues, Mechanical Properties of, J.Y. Rho ⪠High Performance Fibers, A. R. Bunsell ⪠Inorganic and Inorganic-Organic Aerogels, U. Schubert and N. Hüsing ⪠Inorganic Nanotube Materials, R. Tenne ⪠Laminates: Physical and Mechanical Behavior, L. N. McCartney ⪠Liquid Crystalline Polymers, Dispersed, E. Terentjev ⪠Lumber: Laminated Veneer, H. Sasaki ⪠Magnets: Bonded Permanent Magnets, K. H. J. Buschow ⪠Materials Selection and Mechanical Design, E. Maine and M. F. Ashby ⪠Mechanical Alloying, A. R. Jones ⪠Mechanical Testing Methods of Fibers and Composites, U. Ramamurty ⪠Membrane-based Polymer-Ceramic Nanocomposites Z. Pu ⪠Mesoporous Molecular Sieves, Th. Maschmeyer, M.E. Raimondi and J.M. Seddon ⪠Metal Matrix Composites with Roughly Equiaxed Reinforcements: Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior, D. Lloyd ⪠Metal Matrix Composites, Recycling of, H. P. Degischer ⪠Metal Matrix Composites: Applications, W. H. Hunt ⪠Metal Matrix Composites: Matrices and Processing, T. W. Clyne and F. R. Jones ⪠Metallic Filaments, H. U. Künzi ⪠Mineral-filled Polymers, B. Pukánszky ⪠Modeling: Scaling Analysis (should change the title), C. L. Tucker III ⪠Nanoscale Ceramic Composites, G.S. Thompson and M.P. Harmer ⪠Natural Cellulose Fibers and Membranes: Biosynthesis, B. Rånby ⪠Natural Cellulose Fibers: Properties, L. Löhler ⪠Natural Protein Fibers, C. Viney ⪠Optical Properties of Functional Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites, C. Sanchez and B. Lebeau ⪠Organic Aerogels, R. Pekala and J. Fricke ⪠Organic Analogues to Zeolites and Mesoporous Sieves, D.L. Gin and S.A. Miller ⪠Organic-Inorganic Composite Crystals, D.B. Mitzi ⪠Paper Products: Classification, J.F. Waterhouse ⪠Paper: Creep, D.W. Coffin and C. Fellers ⪠Paper: Effects of Moisture and Temperature, D.F. Caulfield and A.H. Nissan ⪠Paper: Pulping and Bleaching, H.L. Hintz ⪠Paper: Strength and Stiffness, C. Fellers and D.W. Coffin ⪠Paper: Structure, R. Perkins ⪠Papermaking, N.A. Poirier, I.I. Pikulik and R. Gooding ⪠PES and PEEK, K. J. L. Burg and S. W. Shalaby ⪠Plastic Deformation of Cellular Materials, M. F. Ashby ⪠Polymer Composites, Friction and Wear of, K. Friedrich and R. Reinicke ⪠Polymer Fiber Processing: High-performance Fibers, T. Kitagawa ⪠Polymer Fibers: Formation and Structure, T. Kikutani ⪠Polymer Matrix Composites with Roughly Equiaxed Reinforcements: Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior, H. H. Kausch and Ph. Béguelin ⪠Polymer Matrix Composites, Recycling of, P. Sunderland ⪠Polymer Matrix Composites: Applications, A. Beukers ⪠Polymer Matrix Composites: Matrices and Processing, C. J. G. Plummer, P.-E. Bourban and J.-A. E. Månson ⪠Polymer Melt Mixing: Agglomerate Dispersion, I. Manas-Zloczower ⪠Polymer Modified Wood, M.H. Schneider ⪠Polymer Nanocomposites with Metal Dispersions, A. B. R. Mayer ⪠Polymer Transcrystallinity in Composites, R. J. Young and M. Heppenstall-Butler ⪠Polymer-based Nanocomposites by Sol-Gel Routes, Applications of, H. Schmidt and M. Stadtwald-Klenke ⪠Polymer-Ceramic Nanocomposites: Catalysts, S. Wang ⪠Polymer-Ceramic Nanocomposites: Ceramic Phases, P. Xu ⪠Polymer-Ceramic Nanocomposites: Control of Shrinkage, M. W. Ellsworth ⪠Polymer-Ceramic Nanocomposites: Interfacial Bonding Agents, C. Kumudinie ⪠Polymer-Ceramic Nanocomposites: Polymer Overview, L. C. Klein and A. B. Wojcik ⪠Polymer-modified Ceramics, Y. Wei ⪠Polymer-Nonsilica Ceramic ⪠Nanocomposites, J. K. Premachandra ⪠Polymer-Silica Nanocomposites, J. Wen ⪠Polymers in Constrained Ceramic Environments, H. L. Frisch and L. Huang ⪠Porous Ceramic Processing, D. J. Green ⪠Porous Silica Xerogel, C. Jin ⪠Portland Cements, J. F. Young ⪠Powders, Solution Synthesis of, R. E. Riman ⪠Processing Flexible Polymers to High Performance Fibers, P. J. Lemstra and S. Rastogi ⪠Processing Rigid Polymers to High Performance Fibers, S. J. Picken, H. Boerstoel and M. G. Northolt ⪠Pulp and Paper: Nonfibrous Components, D.P. Rawski ⪠Radiation Effects in Carbon-Carbon Composites, T. D. Burchell ⪠Reaction Forming, K. H. Sandhage and N. Claussen ⪠Reactive Ceramic Nanocomposites with Organic and Bio-organic Phases, D. Avnir, J. Blum and O. Lev ⪠Reinforced Concrete, A. E. Naaman ⪠Roofing Materials, C.G. Cash ⪠Rubber Tires, M. B. Rodgers ⪠Sporting Materials: Ski Equipment, H. Casey ⪠Spun (Slurry and Sol-Gel) Ceramic Fibers, D. M. Wilson ⪠Superconducting Wires and Cables: Materials and Processing, P. J. Lee ⪠Supported Catalysts, J.E. Bailie, G.J. Hutcings and S. O'Leary ⪠Textile Fibers: A Comparative Overview, J. W. S. Hearle ⪠Textile Fibers: Mechanical Properties, W. Oppermann ⪠Thermally Contracting Materials, A. W. Sleight ⪠Whiskers, J. Katz ⪠Wood Composites: Mineral-bonded, A. A. Moslemi ⪠Wood Products: Decay during use, W.W. Wilcox ⪠Wood Products: Weathering, P.D. Evans ⪠Wood, Constituents of, A.G. McDonald ⪠Wood: Creep and Creep Rupture, E. Karacabeyli ⪠Wood: Macroscopic Anatomy, E. Wheeler ⪠Wood: Moisture Content, ⪠Hygroscopicity, and Sorption, I. Hartley ⪠Wood: Nonstructural Panel Processes, F. A. Kamke ⪠Wood: Nonstructural Panels, T. Adcock and M. P. Wolcott ⪠Wood: Strength and Stiffness, D.W: Green ⪠Wood: Structural Panel Processes, A. W. Boehner ⪠Wood: Structural Panels, M. R. O'Halloran ⪠Wood: Thermal Properties, T.E. Conners ⪠Wood: Ultrastructure, T.E. Conners ⪠Wood-Plastic Composites, M. P. Wolcott ⪠Xerogels, G.W. Scherrer ⪠Zeolites, A. Dyer