Composites Forming Technologies

Composites Forming Technologies
Author: A C Long
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2014-01-23
ISBN: 1845692535
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Composites Forming Technologies Book Excerpt:

Composites are versatile engineered materials composed of two or more constituent materials which, when combined, lead to improved properties over the individual components whilst remaining separate on a macroscopic level. Due to their versatility, composite materials are used in a variety of areas ranging from healthcare and civil engineering to spacecraft technology. Composites forming technologies reviews the wealth of research in forming high-quality composite materials. The book begins with a concise explanation of the forming mechanisms and characterisation for composites, as well as covering modelling and analysis of forming techniques. Further chapters discuss the testing and simulation of composite materials forming. The book also considers forming technologies for various composite material forms including thermoset and thermoplastic prepreg, moulding compounds and composite/metal laminates. With its distinguished editor and array of international contributors, Composites forming technologies is an essential reference for engineers, researchers and academics involved with the production and use of composite materials. Reviews the wealth of research in forming high-quality composite materials Includes a concise explanation of the forming mechanisms and charaterisation for composites Considers forming technologies for various composite material forms

Composites Forming Technologies

Composites Forming Technologies
Author: Textile Institute (Manchester, England)
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing Limited
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2007
ISBN: 9781845690335
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Composites Forming Technologies Book Excerpt:

'Composites Forming Technologies' brings together the research of leading experts in the area to give a comprehensive understanding of modelling and simulation within composite forming and design.

Advanced Composite Materials and Technologies for Aerospace Applications

Advanced Composite Materials and Technologies for Aerospace Applications
Author: Richard Day,Sergey Reznik
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 90
Release: 2014-05-20
ISBN: 0946881804
Category: Space vehicles
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Composite Materials and Technologies for Aerospace Applications Book Excerpt:

Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials and Technologies for Aerospace Applications held on May 13-16, 2013, Wrexham, North Wales, United Kingdom

Advances in Material Forming

Advances in Material Forming
Author: Francisco Chinesta,Elias Cueto
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 236
Release: 2007-10-27
ISBN: 2287721436
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Material Forming Book Excerpt:

This book groups the main advances in material forming, considering different processes, both conventional and non-conventional. It focuses on polymers, composites and metals, which are analyzed from the state of the art. Special emphasis is devoted to the contributions of the European Scientific Association for Material Forming (ESAFORM) during the last decade and in particular the ones coming from its annual international conference.

Advances in Composites Manufacturing and Process Design

Advances in Composites Manufacturing and Process Design
Author: Philippe Boisse
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 492
Release: 2015-07-29
ISBN: 1782423206
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Composites Manufacturing and Process Design Book Excerpt:

The manufacturing processes of composite materials are numerous and often complex. Continuous research into the subject area has made it hugely relevant with new advances enriching our understanding and helping us overcome design and manufacturing challenges. Advances in Composites Manufacturing and Process Design provides comprehensive coverage of all processing techniques in the field with a strong emphasis on recent advances, modeling and simulation of the design process. Part One reviews the advances in composite manufacturing processes and includes detailed coverage of braiding, knitting, weaving, fibre placement, draping, machining and drilling, and 3D composite processes. There are also highly informative chapters on thermoplastic and ceramic composite manufacturing processes, and repairing composites. The mechanical behaviour of reinforcements and the numerical simulation of composite manufacturing processes are examined in Part Two. Chapters examine the properties and behaviour of textile reinforcements and resins. The final chapters of the book investigate finite element analysis of composite forming, numerical simulation of flow processes, pultrusion processes and modeling of chemical vapour infiltration processes. Outlines the advances in the different methods of composite manufacturing processes Provides extensive information on the thermo-mechanical behavior of reinforcements and composite prepregs Reviews numerical simulations of forming and flow processes, as well as pultrusion processes and modeling chemical vapor infiltration

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
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2009-07-06
ISBN: 1845696492
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Science and Engineering of Short Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites Book Excerpt:

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 thermal properties of SFRP materials. This book covers the following topics: extrusion compounding and injection moulding, major factors affecting mechanical performance, stress transfer, strength, elastic modulus flexural modulus, thermal conductivity and expansion, non-linear stress-strain behaviour and fracture mechanics of short fibre reinforced polymers. With its distinguished team of authors, Science and engineering of short fibre reinforced polymer composites is a standard reference for anyone involved in the development, manufacture and use of SFRPs. It will also provide an in-depth understanding of the behaviour of these versatile materials. Reviews the mechanical properties and functions of short fibre reinforced polymer composites (SFRP) Examines recent developments in the fundamental mechanisms of SFRP's Assesses major factors affecting mechanical performance such as stress transfer and strength

Durability of Composites for Civil Structural Applications

Durability of Composites for Civil Structural Applications
Author: Vistasp M. Karbhari
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2007-07-25
ISBN: 1845693566
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Durability of Composites for Civil Structural Applications Book Excerpt:

Given the increasing use of fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in structural civil engineering, there is a vital need for critical information related to the overall durability and performance of these new materials under harsh and changing conditions. Durability of composites for civil and structural applications provides a thorough overview of key aspects of the durability of FRP composites for designers and practising engineers. Part one discusses general aspects of composite durability. Chapters examine mechanisms of degradation such as moisture, aqueous solutions, UV radiation, temperature, fatigue and wear. Part two then discusses ways of using FRP composites, including strengthening and rehabilitating existing structures with FRP composites, and monitoring techniques such as structural health monitoring. Durability of composites for civil and structural applications provides practising engineers, decision makers and students with a useful and fundamental guide to the use of FRP composites within civil and structural engineering. Provides a thorough overview of key aspects of the durability of composites Examines mechanisms of degradation such as aqueous solutions, moisture, fatigue and wear Discusses ways of using FRP composites, including strengthening and rehabilitating existing structures

Bending Behavior of Thermoplastic Composite Sheets

Bending Behavior of Thermoplastic Composite Sheets
Author: Steffen Ropers
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 93
Release: 2017-03-07
ISBN: 365817594X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bending Behavior of Thermoplastic Composite Sheets Book Excerpt:

Within the scope of this work, Steffen Ropers evaluates the viscoelastic and temperature-dependent nature of the bending behavior of thermoplastic composite sheets in order to further enhance the predictability of the draping simulation. This simulation is a useful tool for the development of robust large scale processes for continuously fiber-reinforced polymers (CFRP). The bending behavior thereby largely influences the size and position of wrinkles, which are one of the most common processing defects for continuously fiber-reinforced parts. Thus, a better understanding of the bending behavior of thermoplastic composite sheets as well as an appropriate testing method along with corresponding material models contribute to a wide-spread application of CFRPs in large scale production.

Non Crimp Fabric Composites

Non Crimp Fabric Composites
Author: Stepan V Lomov
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2011-04-19
ISBN: 0857092537
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Non Crimp Fabric Composites Book Excerpt:

Non-crimp fabric (NCF) composites are reinforced with mats of straight (non-crimped) fibres, giving them such advantages as strength, ease of handling and low manufacturing costs. Non-crimp fabric composites provides a comprehensive review of the use of NCF composites, their manufacture and applications in engineering. Part one covers the manufacture of non-crimp fabrics, including also topics such as structural stitching and automated defect analysis. Part two goes on to discuss the manufacture of non-crimp fabric composites, with chapters covering such topics as deformability and permeability of NCF. Part three focuses on the properties of NCF composites, with chapters on stiffness and strength, damage progression and fatigue. Finally, part four covers the applications of NCF composites, including chapters on the aerospace and automotive industries as well as wind turbines and helicopter applications. The book concludes with a discussion of cost analysis of NCF composites in engineering applications. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Non-crimp fabric composites is an essential reference for composite manufacturers and structural and mechanical engineers in industries using NCF composites, as well as academics with a research interest in the field. Provides a comprehensive review of the use of NCF composites, their manufacture and applications in engineering Reviews the manufacture of non-crimp fabrics, including also topics such as structural stitching and automated defect analysis Examines the properties of NCF composites considering stiffness and strength, damage progression and fatigue

The Structural Integrity of Carbon Fiber Composites

The Structural Integrity of Carbon Fiber Composites
Author: Peter W. R Beaumont,Constantinos Soutis,Alma Hodzic
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 969
Release: 2016-11-26
ISBN: 3319461206
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Structural Integrity of Carbon Fiber Composites Book Excerpt:

This book brings together a diverse compilation of inter-disciplinary chapters on fundamental aspects of carbon fiber composite materials and multi-functional composite structures: including synthesis, characterization, and evaluation from the nano-structure to structure meters in length. The content and focus of contributions under the umbrella of structural integrity of composite materials embraces topics at the forefront of composite materials science and technology, the disciplines of mechanics, and development of a new predictive design methodology of the safe operation of engineering structures from cradle to grave. Multi-authored papers on multi-scale modelling of problems in material design and predicting the safe performance of engineering structure illustrate the inter-disciplinary nature of the subject. The book examines topics such as Stochastic micro-mechanics theory and application for advanced composite systems Construction of the evaluation process for structural integrity of material and structure Nano- and meso-mechanics modelling of structure evolution during the accumulation of damage Statistical meso-mechanics of composite materials Hierarchical analysis including "age-aware," high-fidelity simulation and virtual mechanical testing of composite structures right up to the point of failure. The volume is ideal for scientists, engineers, and students interested in carbon fiber composite materials, and other composite material systems.

Processing of Polymer Matrix Composites

Processing of Polymer Matrix Composites
Author: P.K. Mallick
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 342
Release: 2017-10-06
ISBN: 1466578238
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Processing of Polymer Matrix Composites Book Excerpt:

Polymer matrix composites are finding increasing number of applications due to their high weight-saving potential as well as unique characteristics, such as high strength-to-density ratio, fatigue resistance, high damping factor, and freedom from corrosion. While many textbooks are available on the mechanics of polymer matrix composites, few cover their processing. Processing of Polymer Matrix Composites fills this gap. The book focuses on the major manufacturing processes used for polymer matrix composites and describes process details, process parameters and their effects on properties and process-induced defects, and analytical and experimental methods used for understanding process conditions. The book describes fibers, thermosetting and thermoplastic polymers, and interface characteristics that are important from the standpoint of both design and processing. It also emphasizes the applications of process fundamentals for both continuous fiber and short fiber polymer matrix composites. In addition the book considers quality inspection methods, tooling, and manufacturing costs and environmental and safety issues.

Composite Reinforcements for Optimum Performance

Composite Reinforcements for Optimum Performance
Author: Philippe Boisse
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 728
Release: 2020-11-02
ISBN: 0128190116
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Composite Reinforcements for Optimum Performance Book Excerpt:

Composite Reinforcements for Optimum Performance, Second Edition, has been brought fully up to date with the latest developments in the field. It reviews the materials, properties and modelling techniques used in composite production and highlights their uses in optimizing performance. Part I covers materials for reinforcements in composites, including chapters on fibers, carbon nanotubes and ceramics as reinforcement materials. In Part II, different types of structures for reinforcements are discussed, with chapters covering woven and braided reinforcements, three-dimensional fibre structures and two methods of modelling the geometry of textile reinforcements: WiseTex and TexGen. Part III focuses on the properties of composite reinforcements, with chapters on topics such as in-plane shear properties, transverse compression, bending and permeability properties. Finally, Part IV covers the characterization and modelling of reinforcements in composites, with chapters focusing on microscopic and mesoscopic approaches, X-ray tomography analysis and modelling reinforcement forming processes. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Composite Reinforcements for Optimum Performance, Second Edition, is an essential reference for designers and engineers working in the composite and composite reinforcement manufacturing industry, as well as all those with an academic research interest in the subject. Discusses the characterization and modeling of reinforcements in composites, focusing on such topics as microscopic and mesoscopic approaches, X-ray tomography analysis, and modeling reinforcement forming processes Provides comprehensive coverage of the types and properties of reinforcement in composites, along with their production and performance optimization Includes sections on NCF (non-crimp fabrics), natural fiber reinforcements, tufting composite reinforcements, sustainability, multiscale modeling, knitted reinforcements, and more

Design Manufacturing and Applications of Composites Tenth Workshop 2014

Design  Manufacturing and Applications of Composites Tenth Workshop 2014
Author: Reza Vaziri,Asemi Nakai,Bryn Crawford ,Tatsuro Kosaka,Suong Hoa
Publsiher: DEStech Publications, Inc
Total Pages: 397
Release: 2015-03-04
ISBN: 1605951692
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Design Manufacturing and Applications of Composites Tenth Workshop 2014 Book Excerpt:

New strategies on fillers, reinforcements, process modeling and SHM Discusses carbon fiber, ceramic, metal, and wood compositesApplications to wind turbines, aerospace, piping The tenth in an ongoing series, this large volume contains 44 papers published for the first time on the behavior, process modeling and testing of composites, written by well-known researchers from universities and research centers in Japan and Canada. Special attention is given to advances in reinforcements, manufacturing, and sensing methods for SHM of composite processes and damage. Key words include: braided composites, nanotube, graphene nanoplatelet, moisture effects, structural health, functionally graded shells, curvilinear composite, lignin, sensors, piezoelectric, and damage sensing.

Textiles for Advanced Applications

Textiles for Advanced Applications
Author: Bipin Kumar,Suman Thakur
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2017-09-20
ISBN: 9535135007
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Textiles for Advanced Applications Book Excerpt:

This book presents a global view of the development and applications of technical textiles with the description of materials, structures, properties, characterizations, functions and relevant production technologies, case studies, challenges, and opportunities. Technical textile is a transformative research area, dealing with the creation and studies of new generations of textiles that hoist many new scientific and technological challenges that have never been encountered before. The book emphasizes more on the principles of textile science and technology to provide solutions to several engineering problems. All chapter topics are exclusive and selectively chosen and designed, and they are extensively explored by different authors having specific knowledge in each area.

Selective Laser Sintering Additive Manufacturing Technology

Selective Laser Sintering Additive Manufacturing Technology
Author: Chunze Yan,Yusheng Shi,Li Zhaoqing,Shifeng Wen,Qingsong Wei
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 972
Release: 2020-11-20
ISBN: 0081029942
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Selective Laser Sintering Additive Manufacturing Technology Book Excerpt:

Selective Laser Sintering Additive Manufacturing Technology is a unique and comprehensive guide to this emerging technology. It covers in detail the equipment, software algorithms and control systems, material preparations and process technology, precision control, simulation analysis, and provides examples of applications of selective laser sintering (SLS). SLS technology is one of the most promising advances in 3D printing due to the high complexity of parts it can form, short manufacturing cycle, low cost, and wide range of materials it is compatible with. Typical examples of SLS technology include SLS manufacturing casting molds, sand molds (core), injection molds with conformal cooling channels, and rapid prototyping of ceramic and plastic functional parts. It is already widely used in aviation, aerospace, medical treatment, machinery, and numerous other industries. Drawing on world-leading research, the authors provide state of the art descriptions of the technologies, tools, and techniques which are helping academics and engineers use SLS ever more effectively and widely. Provides instructions for how to accurately use SLS for forming Analyses the numerical simulation methods for key SLS technologies Addresses the use of SLS for a range of materials, including polymer, ceramic and coated sand powder

Modeling Damage Fatigue and Failure of Composite Materials

Modeling Damage  Fatigue and Failure of Composite Materials
Author: Ramesh Talreja,Janis Varna
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2015-10-20
ISBN: 1782422986
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modeling Damage Fatigue and Failure of Composite Materials Book Excerpt:

Modelling Damage, Fatigue and Failure of Composite Materials provides the latest research on the field of composite materials, an area that has attracted a wealth of research, with significant interest in the areas of damage, fatigue, and failure. The book is a comprehensive source of physics-based models for the analysis of progressive and critical failure phenomena in composite materials, and focuses on materials modeling, while also reviewing treatments to give the reader thorough direction for analyzing failure in composite structures. Part one of the book reviews the damage development in composite materials such as generic damage and damage accumulation in textile composites and under multiaxial loading, while part two focuses on the modeling of failure mechanisms in composite materials with attention given to fibre/matrix cracking and debonding, compression failure, and delamination fracture. Final sections examine the modeling of damage and materials response in composite materials, including micro-level and multi-scale approaches, the failure analysis of composite materials and joints, and the applications of predictive failure models. Examines current research in modeling damage, fatigue, and failure of composite materials Provides a comprehensive source of physics-based models for the analysis of progressive and critical failure phenomena in composite materials Assesses the failure and life prediction in composite materials Discusses the applications of predictive failure models such as computational approaches to failure analysis

Simulation of the thermoforming process of UD fiber reinforced thermoplastic tape laminates

Simulation of the thermoforming process of UD fiber reinforced thermoplastic tape laminates
Author: Dörr, Dominik
Publsiher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2021-10-29
ISBN: 3731509989
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Simulation of the thermoforming process of UD fiber reinforced thermoplastic tape laminates Book Excerpt:

In this work, initially, the requirements on a simulation model of the non-isothermal stamp forming process of unidirectional fiber-reinforced, and thermoplastic tape laminates are investigated experimentally. On this basis, different isothermal as well as a fully coupled thermomechanical simulation model under consideration of the crystallization kinetics are developed. For validation, a complex shaped geometry is simulated and compared to experimental forming results.

Ceramics and Composites

Ceramics and Composites
Author: Dumitru-Doru Burduhos-Nergis,Diana Petronela Burduhos-Nergis,Simona-Madalina Baltatu,Petrica Vizureanu
Publsiher: Materials Research Forum LLC
Total Pages: 152
Release: 2022-01-25
ISBN: 1644901714
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ceramics and Composites Book Excerpt:

The book presents a state-of-the-art survey of ceramics and composites. It focuses on the flexible and efficient manufacture of objects with specific shapes, complexity and tailor-made characteristics and properties. Keywords: Metal Matrix Composites, Polymer Matrix Composites, Ceramic Composite Materials, Composite Manufacturing Methods, Compressive Pouring, Vacuum Bagging, Filament Winding, Centrifugal Casting, Pultrusion, Automatic Fiber Positioning, Automatic Laying, Tape, Aeronautical Applications, Missile Aerospace Systems, Marine Applications, Prevention of Earthquake Damage, Machine Construction, Rubber Laminates, Flexible Gaskets.

Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry

Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry
Author: P. E. Irving,C. Soutis
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2019-11-26
ISBN: 0081027346
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry Book Excerpt:

Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry, Second Edition, summarizes the latest research and developments on the design, manufacture and performance of composite components for aerospace structures. Sections cover the modeling, structure and behavior of 2D and 3D woven composites, the manufacture processes used for composite materials and components, buckling and compressive strength of laminates and manufacturing defects in composite materials, aspects of composite performance in aerospace structural design, including chapters on modeling stiffness and strength of structural elements, fatigue under uniaxial and multiaxial loads, fracture mechanics, impact strength and fatigue, crashworthiness, design and failure analysis of bolted joints, and much more. This updated edition is an essential reference resource for engineers, scientists and designers working in the development of composite materials in aerospace applications. Presents detailed discussions on the design, modeling and analysis of conventional and advanced polymer composites used in aerospace applications Provides an in-depth understanding of the performance parameters of aerospace composites, such as strength, stiffness and fatigue, impact and blast resistance Includes significant developments that have occurred since 2015 (in production and manufacturing, fatigue modeling, test standards, adhesive bonding and repair and service techniques) Features a brand new section on design applications, including helicopter components, fixed wing landing gear, aircraft wings and fuselage

Textiles Polymers and Composites for Buildings

Textiles  Polymers and Composites for Buildings
Author: G Pohl
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2010-09-27
ISBN: 1845699998
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Textiles Polymers and Composites for Buildings Book Excerpt:

Textiles, polymers and composites are increasingly being utilised within the building industry. This pioneering text provides a concise and representative overview of the opportunities available for textile, polymer and composite fibres to be used in construction and architecture. The first set of chapters examine the main types and properties of textiles, polymers and composites used in buildings. Key topics include the types and production of textiles, the use of polymer foils and fibre reinforced polymer composites as well as textiles and coatings for tensioned membrane structures. The second part of the book presents a selection of applications within the building industry. Chapters range from the use of textiles in tensile structures, sustainable building concepts with textile materials, innovative composite-fibre applications for architecture, to smart textile and polymer fibres for structural health monitoring. With its distinguished editor and team of international contributors, Textiles, polymers and composites for buildings is an important reference for architects, fabric manufacturers, fibre-composite experts, civil engineers, building designers, academics and students. Provides a concise and representative overview of the opportunities available for textile, polymer and composite fibres to be used in construction Provides an insight into how high-tech textiles already influence our daily lives as well as potential applications in modern buildings Features a thorough discussion of technical characteristics and requirements of textiles used for buildings and construction