Volume 2: Nanocomposites

Second volume in the American Society for Composites' Series on Advances in Composite Materials

Editors: Tsu-Wei Chou, University of Delaware; Chin-Teh Sun, Purdue University

Managing Editor: Michael W. Hyer

ISBN: 978-1-60595-073-0, ©2012, 240 pages, 6×9, Soft cover

  • Technologies for reinforcing composites with nanotubes, nanofibers and graphene
  • New data on dispersion, alignment and interfacial bonding
  • Methods for enhancing conductivity and strength

This bound edition contains updated and previously unpublished research papers on using nanomaterials to improve the performance and properties of composites. The book covers all phases of nanocomposite synthesis–from design and multiscale modeling to processing and testing. Special attention is devoted to problems of dispersion and interfacial bonding and to using nanoparticles to enhance electrical properties in composites. The volume is the second in the American Society for Composites Series on Advances in Composite Materials under the general editorship of Michael Hyer of Virginia Tech. Contributions on Nanocomposites selected for this volume and others in the series are edited and updated versions of ASC presentations made during the past nine years and until now available only via CD-ROM.

Preface
Series Preface

  • Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite Fibers: Process-Morphology-Property Relationships

Moncy Jose, James Tyner and Derrick Dean

  • Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Composites: Challenges and Opportunities

Han Gi Chae, Xiefei Zhang, Byoung Min, Tao Lin, T. V. Sreekumar,
Tetsuya Uchida and Satish Kumar

  • Multi-Scale Modeling of a Graphite-Epoxy-Nanotube System

S. J. V. Frankland, J. C. Riddick and T. S. Gates

  • Improvement in Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanofiber Filled Carbon-Epoxy Composite

F. Pervin, Y. Zhou, S. Jeelani and P. K. Mallick

  • Characterization of Carbon Nanofiber Reinforced Nanocomposites

Rohatgi, J. P. Thomas, W. R. Pogue, III and J. N. Baucom

  • Assessment of Effect of End Functionalization of Aligned Nanotubes to Enhance Through-Thickness Thermal Conductivity in Joints through Modeling and Characterization

S. Sihn, A. K. Roy and S. Ganguli

  • Observation and Direct Measurement of Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Interfacial Properties by In-Situ SEM and TEM

F. Deng, T. Ogasawara and N. Takeda

  • Novel Nanoreinforced Laminated Composite Material: Concept and Recent Progress

J. L. Abot and Y. Song

  • Compressive Strength of Unidirectional Glass/Epoxy Composites with Silica Nanoparticle-Enhanced Matrix

M. F. Uddin and C. T. Sun

  • Conductive Nanocomposites Based on Mass Produced Carbon Nanotubes and Epoxy Resin

D. Rosca and S. V. Hoa

  • Multifunctional Polymer and Aligned Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites

L. Dai

  • Polymers and Advanced Polymer-Matrix Composites Reinforced with Aligned Carbon Nanotubes

B. L. Wardle

  • Thermo-mechanical Characterization of Graphene Based Hybrid Nanocomposites

F. Avila, M. G. R. Carvalho, A. S. Neto, J. De Avila, Jr.,
L. G. Z. De O. Peixoto, L. G. B. Finotti and P. P. De C. Rocha

  • Comparing Finite Element and Analytical Micromechanical Modeling of Randomly Oriented Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes Reinforced Nanocomposites

H. Moussaddy, M. Levesque and D. Therriault

  • A Concurrently Coupled Multi-Scale Model for Predicting Properties of Thermoplastic Nanocomposites

S. Roy and A. Nair

  • Coarse Grain Simulation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube-PMMA Nanocomposites

M. Rahmat, H. Ghiasi and P. Hubert

  • Synthesis and Characterization of Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube Buckypaper/Liquid Crystalline Polymer Composites

C.-Y. Chang, E. M. Phillips, R. Liang, S. W. Tozer, B. Wang and C. Zhang

  • Development, Characterization and Manufacturing of Nanocomposites and Bionanocomposites for Transportation Industry

F. Bensadoun, C. Billotte, N. Kchit, S. Bickerton, F. Trochu and E. Ruiz

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