Polymer Composites for Civil and Structural Engineering by L. HollawayPolymer Composites for Civil and Structural Engineering by L. Hollaway

Polymer Composites for Civil and Structural Engineering

byL. Hollaway

Paperback | October 23, 2012

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New materials and methods within the construction industry offer substantial advantages in terms of cost, durability, ease of design, and ease of fabrication. This new book looks at the multitude of uses of polymer composites in construction and discusses fabrication methods, suitability of materials, design methods, construction methods, performance and practical applications.
Title:Polymer Composites for Civil and Structural EngineeringFormat:PaperbackDimensions:259 pagesPublished:October 23, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401049467

ISBN - 13:9789401049467

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Table of Contents

Introduction. Characterisation and mechanism of fibre-matrix materials. Laminate theory: macro-analysis of composite analysis. Measurements of engineering properties of fibre reinforced polymers. Processing techniques: thermoplastic polymers, thermosetting and thermoplastic composites. End-use performance properties of structural polymer composites. Low density rigid foam materials sandwich construction and design methods. Bonding and bolting composites. Numerical examples for fibre-matrix composites. References. Appendix. Index.