Research on natural fiber composites is an emerging area in the field of polymer science with tremendous growth potential for commercialization. Hybrid Natural Fiber Composites: Material Formulations, Processing, Characterization, Properties, and Engineering Applications provides updated information on all the important classes of natural fibers and their composites that can be used for a broad range of engineering applications. Leading researchers from industry, academia, government, and private research institutions from across the globe have contributed to this highly application-oriented book.
The chapters showcase cutting-edge research discussing the current status, key trends, future directions, and opportunities. Focusing on the current state of the art, the authors aim to demonstrate the future potential of these materials in a broad range of demanding engineering applications.
This book will act as a one-stop reference resource for academic and industrial researchers working in R&D departments involved in designing composite materials for semi structural engineering applications.
- Presents comprehensive information on the properties of hybrid natural fiber composites that demonstrate their ability to improve the hydrophobic nature of natural fiber composites
- Reviews recent developments in the research and development of hybrid natural fiber composites in various engineering applications
- Focuses on modern technologies and illustrates how hybrid natural fiber composites can be used as alternatives in structural components subjected to severe conditions
1. Failure Mechanisms of Fiber Composites 2. Mechanical Behaviors of Aluminum Filler and Jute Fiber Mat Reinforced Epoxy Hybrid Composites 3. Hybrid Natural Fiber Composites in Civil Engineering Applications 4. Recent Advancement in Thermal Properties and Behavior of Modified Natural Fiber Composites 5. Recent Research and Developments in Hybrid Natural Fiber Composites 6. Recent Advances in Fabrication of Hybrid Natural Fiber Composites 7. Tribological Behavior of Hybrid Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composite 8. Synergistic Effect of Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite 9. Behavior of Some Natural Fiber Composite 10. A Review on The Factors Influencing Natural Fiber Composite Materials 11. Mechanical Property Evaluation of Basalt/Glass Fiber Hybrid Composite 12. Electrospun Bio-polymer-based Hybrid Composites 13. Bio-polymer-derived Carbonaceous Composites and Their Potential Applications 14. Synergetic Effect of Natural Fiber 15. Hybrid Natural Fiber Composites for Engineering Applications 16. Material Selection for Hybrid Natural Fiber Laminated Composites in Vibration Using Stochastic Optimization Methods 17. Mechanical Properties of Natural and Synthetic Fiber-Reinforced Hybrid Composites
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