Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection

Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection provides the latest information on ballistic protection, a topic that remains an important issue in modern times due to ever increasing threats coming from regional conflicts, terrorism, and anti-social behavior. The basic requirements for ballistic protection equipment are first and foremost, the prevention of a projectile from perforating, the reduction of blunt trauma to the human body caused by ballistic impact, the necessity that they are thermal and provide moisture comfort, and that they are lightweight and flexible to guarantee wearer’s mobility. The main aim of this book is to present some of the most recent developments in the design and engineering of woven fabrics and their use as layering materials to form composite structures for ballistic personal protection. Chapter topics include High Performance Ballistic Fibres, Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE), Ballistic Damage of Hybrid Composite Materials, Analysis of Ballistic Fabrics and Layered Composite Materials, and Multi-Scale Modeling of Polymeric Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection. Contributions from leading experts in the field Cutting edge developments on the engineering of ballistic materials Comprehensive analysis of the development and uses of advanced fibrous composite materials

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  • Author : Xiaogang Chen
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 548 pages
  • ISBN : 1782424849
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection

Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection
  • Author : Xiaogang Chen
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 21 January 2016
GET THIS BOOKAdvanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection

Advanced Fibrous Composite Materials for Ballistic Protection provides the latest information on ballistic protection, a topic that remains an important issue in modern times due to ever increasing threats coming from regional conflicts, terrorism, and anti-social behavior. The basic requirements for ballistic protection equipment are first and foremost, the prevention of a projectile from perforating, the reduction of blunt trauma to the human body caused by ballistic impact, the necessity that they are thermal and provide moisture comfort, and that

Advanced High Strength Natural Fibre Composites in Construction

Advanced High Strength Natural Fibre Composites in Construction
  • Author : Mizi Fan,Feng Fu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 04 October 2016
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Advanced High Strength Natural Fibre Composites in Construction provides the basic framework and knowledge required for the efficient and sustainable use of natural fiber composites as a structural and building material, along with information on the ongoing efforts to improve the efficiency of use and competitiveness of these composites. Areas of particular interest include understanding the nature and behavior of raw materials and their functional contributions to the advanced architectures of high strength composites (Part 1), discussing both traditional and novel

Novel Fire Retardant Polymers and Composite Materials

Novel Fire Retardant Polymers and Composite Materials
  • Author : De-Yi Wang
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 21 August 2016
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Novel Fire Retardant Polymers and Composite Materials reviews the latest scientific developments and technological advances in the design and manufacture of fire retardant polymers and composite materials. Fire retardant polymeric materials are used in a broad range of applications in fields such as aviation, automotive, computer, construction, electronics, and telecommunications. It is essential to have a better understanding of the scientific technology used in the design and manufacture of fire-resistant materials and their end products. This book includes the latest

Advanced Composite Materials for Aerospace Engineering

Advanced Composite Materials for Aerospace Engineering
  • Author : Sohel Rana,Raul Fangueiro
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 26 April 2016
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Advanced Composite Materials for Aerospace Engineering: Processing, Properties and Applications predominately focuses on the use of advanced composite materials in aerospace engineering. It discusses both the basic and advanced requirements of these materials for various applications in the aerospace sector, and includes discussions on all the main types of commercial composites that are reviewed and compared to those of metals. Various aspects, including the type of fibre, matrix, structure, properties, modeling, and testing are considered, as well as mechanical and

Handbook of Fibrous Materials, 2 Volumes

Handbook of Fibrous Materials, 2 Volumes
  • Author : Jinlian Hu,Bipin Kumar,Jing Lu
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 April 2020
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Edited by a leading expert in the field with contributions from experienced researchers in fibers and textiles, this handbook reviews the current state of fibrous materials and provides a broad overview of their use in research and development. Volume One focuses on the classes of fibers, their production and characterization, while the second volume concentrates on their applications, including emerging ones in the areas of energy, environmental science and healthcare. Unparalleled knowledge of high relevance to academia and industry.

Advanced Materials for Defense

Advanced Materials for Defense
  • Author : Raul Fangueiro,Sohel Rana
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 02 January 2020
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This book is a collection of high quality research and review papers submitted to the 1st World Conference on Advanced Materials for Defense (AUXDEFENSE 2018). A wide range of topics related to the defense area such as ballistic protection, impact and energy absorption, composite materials, smart materials and structures, nanomaterials and nano structures, CBRN protection, thermoregulation, camouflage, auxetic materials, and monitoring systems is covered. Written by the leading experts in these subjects, this work discusses both technological advances in terms of

Proceedings of the American Society for Composites 2014-Twenty-ninth Technical Conference on Composite Materials

Proceedings of the American Society for Composites 2014-Twenty-ninth Technical Conference on Composite Materials
  • Author : Hyonny Kim,D. Whisler,Z.M. Chen,C. Bisagni,M. Kawai,R. Krueger
  • Publisher : DEStech Publications, Inc
  • Release : 17 September 2014
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New and not previously published U.S. and international research on composite and nanocomposite materialsFocus on health monitoring/diagnosis, multifunctionality, self-healing, crashworthiness, integrated computational materials engineering (ICME), and moreApplications to aircraft, armor, bridges, ships, and civil structures This fully searchable CD-ROM contains 270 original research papers on all phases of composite materials, presented by specialists from universities, NASA and private corporations such as Boeing. The document is divided into the following sections: Aviation Safety and Aircraft Structures; Armor and Protection; Multifunctional

Lightweight Ballistic Composites

Lightweight Ballistic Composites
  • Author : Ashok Bhatnagar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 19 April 2016
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Lightweight Ballistic Composites: Military and Law-Enforcement Applications, Second Edition, is a fully revised and updated version of this informative book that explores the many changes in composite materials technology that have occurred since the book's first release in 2008, especially the type of commercial products used by armed forces around the world. Some changes can be attributed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, whereas others are due to massive investment by private companies to neutralize the ever-increasing global threats and

The Encyclopedia of Advanced Materials

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  • Author : David Bloor,Richard J. Brook,Robert W. Cahn,Merton C. Flemings
  • Publisher : Pergamon
  • Release : 21 January 1994
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Hardbound. In 1986 Michael Bever's Encyclopedia of Materials Science & Engineering defined the field of Materials Science.Since then research into how, by an adjustment to its molecular structure, the properties of a material can be adapted to perform specific applications has greatly increased. The Encyclopedia of Advanced Materials defines the limits of this new area of study, taking into account the many different views and perspectives encountered in research and thinking in the field, as well as emphasizing the multidisciplinary nature

Lightweight Ballistic Composites

Lightweight Ballistic Composites
  • Author : Ashok Bhatnagar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 30 June 2006
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Ballistic composites need to be lightweight and durable as well as exhibiting high impact resistance and damage tolerance. This important book reviews these requirements, how the materials used for ballistic composites meet them and their range of applications. After an introductory chapter, Lightweight ballistic composites is split into two main sections. The first part of the book explores material requirements and testing. There are chapters on bullets and bullet fragments, material responses to ballistic impact, standards and specifications, modelling and