2005

Polymer Composites

From Nano- to Macro-Scale

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ISBN: 978-0-387-24176-0 (Print) 978-0-387-26213-0 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Nanocomposites: Structure and Properties

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      Pages 3-23

      Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Polymers: a State of the Art Review

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      Pages 25-44

      Application of Non-Layered Nanoparticles in Polymer Modification

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      Pages 45-62

      Reinforcement of Thermosetting Polymers by the Incorporation of Micro- and Nanoparticles

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      Pages 63-76

      Polyimides Reinforced by a Sol-Gel Derived Organosilicon Nanophase: Synthesis and Structure-Property Relationships

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      Pages 77-90

      Layered Silicate/Rubber Nanocomposites via Latex and Solution Intercalations

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      Pages 91-105

      Property Improvements of an Epoxy Resin by Nanosilica Particle Reinforcement

  2. Special Characterization Methods and Modeling

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      Pages 109-131

      Micro-Scratch Testing and Finite Element Simulation of Wear Mechanisms of Polymer Composites

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      Pages 133-147

      Determination of the Interface Strength of Polymer-Polymer Joints by a Curved Interface Tensile Test

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      Pages 149-167

      Manufacturing and Characterization of Microfibrillar Reinforced Composites from Polymer Blends

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      Pages 169-185

      Tribological Characteristics of Micro- and Nanoparticle Filled Polymer Composites

  3. Macrocomposites: Processing and Application

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      Pages 189-213

      Production of Thermoplastic Towpregs and Towpreg-Based Composites

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      Pages 215-232

      Manufacturing of Tailored Reinforcement for Liquid Composite Molding Processes

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      Pages 233-254

      Deconsolidation and Reconsolidation of Thermoplastic Composites During Processing

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      Pages 255-262

      Long Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites in Automotive Applications

  4. Mechanical Performance of Macrocomposites

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      Pages 265-288

      Deformation Mechanisms in Knitted Fabric Composites

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      Pages 289-307

      Impact Damage in Composite Laminates

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      Pages 309-328

      Discontinuous Basalt Fiber-Reinforced Hybrid Composites

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      Pages 329-341

      Accelerated Testing Methodology for Polymer Composite Durability