Composite Materials Science and Engineering 3rd Edition, by Krishan Kumar Chawla gives up-to-date coverage of composite materials. The book focuses on the triad of processing, construction and properties, whereas offering effectively-balanced remedy of the materials science and mechanics of composites.
In this book, revised and updated throughout, increasing use of composites in trade (especially aerospace and power) and new developments in the discipline are highlighted. There is a new chapter on non-typical composites, which covers polymer, steel and ceramic matrix nano composites, self-healing composites, self-bolstered composites, biocomposites and laminates made from metals and polymer matrix composites.
The book also includes new solved examples and problems in addition to increased protection of: carbon brakes, composites for civilian plane and jet engines, second generation excessive-temperature superconducting composites, composites to be used in windmill blades and steel particulate composites.
Composite Materials Science and Engineering 3rd Edition consists of helpful tables, graphs, references, instructed readings and illustrations. Creator has attempted the formidable job of including essentially all sorts of fiber composite materials and their properties in a single text. By using an economic writing model and thoroughly selected references, figures, and prompt readings, he has efficiently produced a comparatively thorough 292-page book.
Clear, concise, and full, this book is a superb up-to-date introduction to fiber composite materials. I would advocate it for a first course in composite materials at the superior undergraduate or first-yr graduate level. It’s also valuable for the training engineer or scientist who wishes to become accustomed to the rising subject of fiber composites
Examples of sensible applications in numerous fields are given all through the book, and extensive references to the literature are provided. The book is meant for use in graduate and higher-division undergraduate programs, and as a reference for the working towards engineers and researchers in trade and academia.
Composite Materials: Science and Engineering (Materials Research and Engineering) [Hardcover]
Krishan Kumar Chawla
Springer; 3rd edition (July 27, 2012)