Encyclopedia of Materials: Composites
provides a point-of-entry, foundational-level resource for all scientists and practitioners interested in this exciting field. All composite materials technologies, processes and applications are covered, with contributions written and expertly curated by the world's leading scientists. The result is a three-volume, comprehensive collection of the most important data, concepts and studies published in the field. This title is clearly structured in thematic sections, making it an invaluable tool for researchers in the fields of materials science, energy, engineering, chemistry and physics, and from both industry and academia.
- Provides a one-stop resource on current composite materials research, along with insights into future directions in the field
- Meticulously organized, with articles split into sections on key topics and clearly cross-referenced to allow students, researchers and professionals to find relevant information quickly and easily
- Written by academics and practitioners from various fields and regions, thus ensuring that the book's content is easily understood by, and applicable to, a large audience
1. Metal Matrix Composite Materials 2. Polymer Matrix Composite Materials 3. Ceramics Matrix Composites 4. Smart Composite Materials 5. Processing of Composite Materials and Physical Characteristics 6. Design Methods for Composite Materials 7. Nature Based and Inspired Composite Materials 8. Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainability of Composite Materials 9. Joining of Composite Materials