- Over 275 original reports on key composite materials research from universities in US and UK, NASA and the US Air Force
- Information on additive manufacturing, testing and design of advanced composites, including NAFEMS and NIST-based analyses,
joining and adhesion, ballistic impact and damage
This edited collection comprises new investigations of composite materials with special emphasis on the design and monitoring of emerging manufacturing/processing/tooling techniques. Information and data are provided on armor-protective and impact-resistant composites, nanocomposites, as well as hybrid, multifunctional and smart composites. Applications include aerospace, automotive, civil engineering and defense. Special presentations on NAFEMS benchmarking and the NISTFIBERS roadmap are also included.
Key words: auxetic structures, micromechanics, carbon nanotube, self-sensing, 3D textile, yarn, helicopter, ERGUND, pop tube, triaxially braided, machining, graphene nanoplatelet, concrete, transportation infrastructure.
The CD-ROM displays figures and illustrations in articles in full color along with a title screen and main menu screen. Each user can link to all papers from the Table of Contents and Author Index and also link to papers and front matter by using the global bookmarks which allow navigation of the entire CD-ROM from every article. Search features on the CD-ROM can be by full text including all key words, article title, author name, and session title. The CD-ROM has Autorun feature for Windows 2000 or higher products and can also be used with Macintosh computers. The CD includes the program for Adobe Acrobat Reader with Search 11.0. One year of technical support is included with your purchase of this product.