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Futuristic Composites

Behavior, Characterization, and Manufacturing

  • Sarabjeet Singh Sidhu
  • Preetkanwal Singh Bains
  • Redouane Zitoune
  • Morteza Yazdani

Part of the Materials Horizons: From Nature to Nanomaterials book series (MHFNN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. N. Nguyen-Dinh, A. Hejjaji, R. Zitoune, C. Bouvet, L. Crouzeix
    Pages 1-35
  3. Yves Davila, Laurent Crouzeix, Bernard Douchin, Francis Collombet, Yves-Henri Grunevald, Nathalie Rocher
    Pages 75-97
  4. Morteza Yazdani, Prasenjit Chatterjee
    Pages 113-126
  5. Sarabjeet Singh Sidhu, Preetkanwal Singh Bains, Morteza Yazdani, Sarfaraz Hashemkhani Zolfaniab
    Pages 127-144
  6. Chander Prakash, Sunpreet Singh, Manjeet Singh, Parvesh Antil, Abdul Azeez Abdu Aliyu, A. M. Abdul-Rani et al.
    Pages 145-164
  7. Ranvijay Kumar, Rupinder Singh, I. P. S. Ahuja
    Pages 165-179
  8. Preetkanwal Singh Bains, Sanbir Singh, Sarabjeet Singh Sidhu, Sandeep Kaur, T. R. Ablyaz
    Pages 181-196
  9. Parvesh Antil, Sarbjit Singh, Alakesh Manna, Chander Prakash
    Pages 223-243
  10. Vikas Upadhyay, Chaitanya Sharma
    Pages 245-257
  11. Marjan Bahraminasab, Kevin L. Edwards
    Pages 281-296
  12. Carolina Castillo-Castillo, Beatriz Adriana Salazar-Cruz, José Luis Rivera-Armenta, María Yolanda Chávez-Cinco, María Leonor Méndez-Hernández, Ivan Alziri Estrada-Moreno et al.
    Pages 297-318
  13. Nikita Ogleznev, Svetlana Oglezneva, Timur Ablyaz
    Pages 319-344

About this book


This book presents a collection of chapters on various aspects of futuristic composite materials, from manufacturing challenges to materials characterization. The book covers the scientific basis of processing and synthesizing futuristic composites, including the prerequisite theoretical background and latest fabrication techniques. The book also discusses industrial applications of composites, such as in aerospace, automotive, and sports equipment. This book will serve as a valuable guide for researchers and professionals working in the area of futuristic lightweight materials.


Synthesis and characterization of composites Materials Processing Composites optimization techniques Non-conventional machining processes Thermal characterization of composites Modeling of composites Electrical discharge machining Abrasive jet machining Ultrasonic machining lightweight materials futuristic materials

Editors and affiliations

  • Sarabjeet Singh Sidhu
    • 1
  • Preetkanwal Singh Bains
    • 2
  • Redouane Zitoune
    • 3
  • Morteza Yazdani
    • 4
  1. 1.Beant College of Engineering and TechnologyGurdaspurIndia
  2. 2.Beant College of Engineering and TechnologyGurdaspurIndia
  3. 3.Institut Clément AderToulouse UniversityToulouseFrance
  4. 4.Department of ManagementUniversidad Loyola AndalucíaSevillaSpain

About the editors

Dr. Sarabjeet Singh Sidhu is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Beant College of Engineering and Technology, Gurdaspur, Punjab, India. He received his Master’s of Technology from IKG Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar. His research interests include surface modification, and residual stress analysis in metal matrix composites, biomaterials, and non-conventional machining processes. He has published more than 50 technical papers in reputed national and international journals/conferences, and also served as a reviewer for various journals. Recently, he was awarded the Contribution Award by Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer).

Dr. Preetkanwal Singh Bains is a researcher at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Beant College of Engineering and Technology, Gurdaspur, India. His current research interests include materials engineering and advanced machining processes. He has contributed numerous innovative and novel manufacturing techniques, for which three patents have been filed in various fields of mechanical engineering. He is a Life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He has also contributed many significant publications and served as a reviewer for prominent journals.

Dr. Redouane Zitoune is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Paul Sabatier University (University of Toulouse, France). His doctoral work focused on the manufacturing and machining (drilling and milling) of composite materials. His current research interests include damage analysis during the drilling and milling of composite materials with conventional machining and abrasive water-jet machining, and finite element analysis for machining. He is also interested in the thermal analysis of composite structures by means of optical fibers and finite element analysis. He has published more than 150 articles in national and international journals and conferences.

Dr. Morteza Yazdani is a researcher and adjunct professor at Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) in Spain. He obtained his Ph.D. in Business and Economics at the UEM, and collaborated on the RUC-APS project during his postdoctoral work at the University of Toulouse, France. Dr. Yazdani has published more than 20 papers in leading international journals and is an active reviewer for many others, including Sustainability, Applied Soft Computing, and Journal of Cleaner Production.

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