Design, Manufacturing and Applications of Composites 2008

Proceedings of the Seventh Joint Canada-Japan Workshop on Composites, July 28-31, 2008, Shonan Institute of Technology, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan

Edited by:
Cheung Poon, Ryerson University, Canada
Tohru Morii, Shonan Institute of Technology, Japan
Jason Lo, Natural Resources Canada, CANMET, Canada
Asami Nakai, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
Suong V.Hoa, Concordia University
H. Hamada, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan


ISBN: 978-1-932078-96-1, ©2008, 453 pages, 6×9, soft cover


  • New and current topics, such as Nanocomposites
  • Covers composites made from natural resources
  • Exploitation of research results toward industrial applications
  • Fully illustrated throughout
  • Manufacturing applications not found elsewhere

The seventh joint Canada-Japan workshop on Composites brings together the foremost researchers, engineers and scientists working in the field of Composites. This 266 page volume contains 33 original papers from leading schools and industry in both Canada and Japan. Special attention is given to testing methods, characterization of different forms of composites, as well as discussions on the manufacturing and design of new structures of composite materials.



  • Thermoset Green Composite by Using Natural Fiber and Acrylated Epoxidized Soybean Oil Resin
  • Multifunctional Composite Nanofibers
  • Binding Effect of Silane Coupling Agents on Filling of Magnetic Particles in Resin Composites
  • Fracture Toughness of Epoxy Nanocomposites: The Effect of Dispersion, Clay Concentration, and Epoxy Chemistry
  • Muratec Braiders for Produce of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics
  • Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes/Polymer Nanocomposites Microbeams by Means of Ultraviolet-Assisted Direct-Wire Assembly
  • Fabrication of Ti6A14V-TiC Composite by Metal Injection Moulding for Enhancement of Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Ti6A14V
  • Formulation Development for Improving the Processing and the Properties of Cellulose Fiber Composites
  • Depthwise Cure Monitoring of UV-Curable Polymers by Fiber Optic Array Sensors
  • Morphology and Properties of Silica-Based Composite Nanofibers


  • Identification of Equivalent Elastic Parameters for Roll Core of Sandwich Panels (Application of Nonlinear Optimization Algorithm)
  • Dynamic Finite Element Formulation and Free Vibration Analysis of a Three-Layered Sandwich Beam
  • Prediction of the Foreign-Object Impact Force on the Composite Fan Blade
  • Free Vibration Analysis of Tapered Laminated Composite Wings: A Mesh Reduction Dynamic Finite Element (MRDFE) Technique
  • Spline Finite Strip Method for Analysis of Thick Piezoelectric Composite Plates
  • On the Prediction of Induced Residual Stresses in Fibre Metal Laminates
  • High Energy Impact Characteristics of Laminated Composites as a Function of Stacking Sequence


  • Broadband Ultrasonic Propagation System with MFC Actuator and FBG Sensor for Damage Detection in CFRP Laminates
  • Ultrasonic and Thermographic Nondestructive Inspection of Composite Laminate Structures
  • Detection of Arrested Crack in Foam Core Sandwich Structures using Embedded FBG Sensors
  • Low Velocity Impact Characterization of a Foam Core Composite Sandwich with an E-Glass Fabric/Vinyl Ester Laminates Skins
  • Tensile Strength and Creep Behavior of Carbon-Carbon Composites at Elevated Temperatures
  • Mechanical and Hydrothermal Aging Properties of Glass Fiber Filled Polypropylene Injection Moldings with Polyamide as Interphase Modifier
  • Heterogeneity of the Internal Structure of Braided Composites
  • Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of Rigid Polyurethane Foams Concerning on Distribution of Cell Direction


  • Behavior of Laminated Fiber Composite T-Joint under Web Pull-Off Static Tensile Loading Using Finite-Element Analysis
  • Interfacial Shear Strength Evaluation Using Fiber Bundle Pull-Out Method
  • Effect of Aging on Microstructure and Fracture Mechanism of Aluminum Borate Whisker Reinforced AZ91D Magnesium Alloy Composite
  • Study on Bonding Mechanism of Carbon Fiber/Carbon Matrix Interface in C/C by Fundamental Model
  • Double Notch Flexure Test Method for Mixed Mode II and III Interlaminar Fracture Toughness
  • Evaluation of Interfacial Strength in a Glass Fiber/Epoxy Composite with the Cruciform Specimen Method
  • Experimental Investigation of Strain Rate Effect on Mechanical Response in CFRP Laminates

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ISBN: 978-1-932078-96-1, ©2008, 453 pages, 6×9, soft cover


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