Ageing of Composites

Ageing of composites is a highly topical subject given the increasing use of composites in structural applications in many industries. Ageing of composites addresses many of the uncertainties about the long-term performance of composites and how they age under conditions encountered in service. The first part of the book reviews processes and modelling of composite ageing including physical and chemical ageing of polymeric composites, ageing of glass-ceramic matrix composites, chemical ageing mechanisms, stress corrosion cracking, thermo-oxidative ageing, spectroscopy of ageing composites, modelling physical and accelerated ageing and ageing of silicon carbide composites. Part two examines ageing of composites in transport applications including aircraft, vehicles and ships. Part three reviews ageing of composites in non-transport applications such as implants in medical devices, oil and gas refining, construction, chemical processing and underwater applications. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Ageing of composites is a valuable reference guide for composite manufacturers and developers. It also serves as a source of information for material scientists, designers and engineers in industries that use composites, including transport, chemical processing and medical engineering. Addresses many of the uncertainties about the long-term performance of composites and how they age under conditions encountered in service Reviews processes and modelling of composite ageing including chemical ageing mechanisms and stress corrosion cracking Discusses ageing of composites in both transport and non-transport applications ranging from aircraft to implants in medical devices

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  • Author : Rod Martin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 544 pages
  • ISBN : 1845694937
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Ageing of Composites

Ageing of Composites
  • Author : Rod Martin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 August 2008
GET THIS BOOKAgeing of Composites

Ageing of composites is a highly topical subject given the increasing use of composites in structural applications in many industries. Ageing of composites addresses many of the uncertainties about the long-term performance of composites and how they age under conditions encountered in service. The first part of the book reviews processes and modelling of composite ageing including physical and chemical ageing of polymeric composites, ageing of glass-ceramic matrix composites, chemical ageing mechanisms, stress corrosion cracking, thermo-oxidative ageing, spectroscopy of ageing

Accelerated Ageing of Composites

Accelerated Ageing of Composites
  • Author : Royale S. Underhill
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 09 December 2021
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"Composites have the potential to be lightweight, durable, corrosion- and cavitation-free materials. The technology has been incorporated successfully into aircraft and commercial sea vessels. The Cooperative Research Ships (CRS), Composite Propeller Working Group (COMPROP) is investigating the feasibility of using composites for marine propellers. One aspect of the work is to develop an understanding of how composites age when immersed in seawater for extended periods of time. Ageing can be examined with immersion in real-time, but this is not practical

Durability and Life Prediction in Biocomposites, Fibre-Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites

Durability and Life Prediction in Biocomposites, Fibre-Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites
  • Author : Mohammad Jawaid,Mohamed Thariq,Naheed Saba
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 13 September 2018
GET THIS BOOKDurability and Life Prediction in Biocomposites, Fibre-Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites

Durability and Life Prediction in Biocomposites, Fibre-Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites focuses on the advanced characterization techniques used for the analysis of composite materials developed from natural fiber/biomass, synthetic fibers and a combination of these materials used as fillers and reinforcements to enhance materials performance and utilization in automotive, aerospace, construction and building components. The book presents key aspects of fracture and failure in natural/synthetic, fiber reinforced, polymer based composite materials, ranging from crack propagation, to crack growth,

Mechanical Behavior of Organic Matrix Composites

Mechanical Behavior of Organic Matrix Composites
  • Author : Marco Gigliotti,Marie-Christine Lafarie-Frenot,Jean-Claude Grandidier,Matteo Minervino
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 December 2017
GET THIS BOOKMechanical Behavior of Organic Matrix Composites

The book focuses on the effect of ageing (thermo-oxidation, humid ageing) on the mechanical properties of organic matrix composite materials, covering: Bibliographic issues and a detailed state-of-the-art; phenomenological and experimental issues; modelling issues and models parameter identification; illustration and interpretation of experimental tests and proposal for novel test design in the light of the model predictions.

Marine Composites

Marine Composites
  • Author : Richard Pemberton,John Summerscales,Jasper Graham-Jones
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 August 2018
GET THIS BOOKMarine Composites

Marine Composites: Design and Performance presents up-to-date information and recent research findings on the application and use of advanced fibre-reinforced composites in the marine environment. Following the success of their previously published title: Marine Applications of Advanced Fibre-reinforced Composites which was published in 2015; this exemplary new book provides comprehensive information on materials selection, characterization, and performance. There are also dedicated sections on sandwich structures, manufacture, advanced concepts, naval architecture and design considerations, and various applications. The book will be an

Failure Mechanisms in Polymer Matrix Composites

Failure Mechanisms in Polymer Matrix Composites
  • Author : Paul Robinson,Emile Greenhalgh,Silvestre Pinho
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 January 2012
GET THIS BOOKFailure Mechanisms in Polymer Matrix Composites

Polymer matrix composites are increasingly replacing traditional materials, such as metals, for applications in the aerospace, automotive and marine industries. Because of the relatively recent development of these composites there is extensive on-going research to improve the understanding and modelling of their behaviour – particularly their failure processes. As a consequence there is a strong demand among design engineers for the latest information on this behaviour in order to fully exploit the potential of these materials for a wide range of

Mineral-Filled Polymer Composites

Mineral-Filled Polymer Composites
  • Author : Hanafi Ismail,S.M. Sapuan,R.A. Ilyas
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 06 January 2022
GET THIS BOOKMineral-Filled Polymer Composites

Mineral-filled polymer composites are widely used in industries across the globe, and applications are continuously increasing in sectors such as shipping, manufacturing and renewable energy. One of two volumes comprising the Mineral-Filled Polymer Composites Handbook, this volume provides an overview of the latest research and future directions of advanced mineral fiber-reinforced polymer composites, focused specifically on materials properties. It covers fundamentals, recent progress and new materials involved in mineral-filled polymer composites and includes a wide-ranging list of chapters authored by

Durability of Composites in a Marine Environment 2

Durability of Composites in a Marine Environment 2
  • Author : Peter Davies,Yapa D.S. Rajapakse
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 18 September 2017
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This book presents selected papers from the 2nd Workshop on “Durability of Composites in a Marine Environment”, which was held in Brest, France in August 2016. Providing an overview of the state of the art in predicting the long-term durability of composite marine structures, it addresses modelling water diffusion; damage induced by water accelerated testing, including durability in design; in-service experiences; ocean energy; and offshore applications. Ensuring long-term durability is not only necessary for safety reasons, but also determines the economic

Fibrous Polymeric Composites

Fibrous Polymeric Composites
  • Author : Bankim Chandra Ray,Rajesh Kumar Prusty,Dinesh Kumar Rathore
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKFibrous Polymeric Composites

This book emphasizes the scientific origin of deformation and damage of FRP composites under various environmental effects and analyses present understanding on degradation mechanisms, role of interfaces and addition of nanofillers Discusses micro-characterization of composites and interfaces, also includes micro-mechanisms and microscopic evidences to establish the structure-property correlation Elucidates advantages and limitations of FRP composites in supercritical applications

Marine Applications of Advanced Fibre-reinforced Composites

Marine Applications of Advanced Fibre-reinforced Composites
  • Author : Jasper Graham-Jones,John Summerscales
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 September 2015
GET THIS BOOKMarine Applications of Advanced Fibre-reinforced Composites

The marine environment presents significant challenges for materials due to the potential for corrosion by salt water, extreme pressures when deeply submerged and high stresses arising from variable weather. Well-designed fibre-reinforced composites can perform effectively in the marine environment and are lightweight alternatives to metal components and more durable than wood. Marine Applications of Advanced Fibre-Reinforced Composites examines the technology, application and environmental considerations in choosing a fibre-reinforced composite system for use in marine structures. This book is divided into

Long-Term Isothermal Aging Effects on Carbon Fabric-Reinforced PMR-15 Composites: Compression Strength

Long-Term Isothermal Aging Effects on Carbon Fabric-Reinforced PMR-15 Composites: Compression Strength
  • Author : Kenneth J. Bowles
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 09 December 1996
GET THIS BOOKLong-Term Isothermal Aging Effects on Carbon Fabric-Reinforced PMR-15 Composites: Compression Strength

A study was conducted to determine the effects of long-term isothermal thermo-oxidative aging on the compressive properties of T-650-35 fabric reinforced PMR-15 composites. The temperatures that were studied were 204, 260, 288, 316, and 343 C. Specimens of different geometries were evaluated. Cut edge-to-surface ratios of 0.03 to 0.89 were fabricated and aged. Aging times extended to a period in excess of 15,000 hours for the lower temperature runs. The unaged and aged specimens were tested in compression in accordance with ASTM D-695. Both thin and thick (

Fatigue Life Prediction of Composites and Composite Structures

Fatigue Life Prediction of Composites and Composite Structures
  • Author : A P Vassilopoulos
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 July 2010
GET THIS BOOKFatigue Life Prediction of Composites and Composite Structures

The use of composites is growing in structural applications in many industries including aerospace, marine, wind turbine and civil engineering. There are uncertainties about the long term performance of these composites and how they will perform under cyclic fatigue loading. Fatigue life prediction of composites and composite structures provides a comprehensive review of fatigue damage and fatigue life prediction methodologies for composites and how they can be used in practice. After an introductory chapter, Part one reviews developments in ways

Science and Engineering of Short Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites

Science and Engineering of Short Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites
  • Author : S-Y Fu,B Lauke,Y.-W. Mai
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 06 July 2009
GET THIS BOOKScience and Engineering of Short Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites

When fibres in a composite are discontinuous and are shorter than a few millimetres, the composite is called a ‘short fibre reinforced composite (SFRP)’. SFRPs have found extensive applications in automobiles, business machines, durable consumer items, sporting goods and electrical industries owing to their low cost, easy processing and superior mechanical properties over the parent polymers. The book summarises recent developments in this area, focusing on the fundamental mechanisms that govern the mechanical properties including strength, modulus, fracture toughness and

Failure Analysis and Fractography of Polymer Composites

Failure Analysis and Fractography of Polymer Composites
  • Author : Emile Greenhalgh
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 September 2009
GET THIS BOOKFailure Analysis and Fractography of Polymer Composites

The growing use of polymer composites is leading to increasing demand for fractographic expertise. Fractography is the study of fracture surface morphologies and it gives an insight into damage and failure mechanisms, underpinning the development of physically-based failure criteria. In composites research it provides a crucial link between predictive models and experimental observations. Finally, it is vital for post-mortem analysis of failed or crashed polymer composite components, the findings of which can be used to optimise future designs. Failure analysis