By Sabu Thomas,Kuruvilla Joseph,S. K. Malhotra,Koichi Goda,M. S. Sreekala
Polymer composites are fabrics within which the matrix polymer is bolstered with organic/inorganic fillers of a distinct measurement and form, resulting in stronger functionality of the ensuing composite. those fabrics discover a extensive variety of purposes in such various fields as geotextiles, construction, electronics, clinical, packaging, and automobiles.
This first systematic reference at the subject emphasizes the features and size of this reinforcement. The authors are prime researchers within the box from academia, executive, undefined, in addition to inner most learn associations around the globe, and undertake a realistic method right here, overlaying such points because the guidance, characterization, homes and thought of polymer composites.
The ebook starts via discussing the cutting-edge, new demanding situations, and possibilities of varied polymer composite structures. Interfacial characterization of the composites is mentioned intimately, as is the macro- and micromechanics of the composites. Structure-property relationships in a variety of composite platforms are defined with assistance from theoretical versions, whereas processing strategies for numerous macro- to nanocomposite platforms and the effect of processing parameters at the houses of the composite are reviewed intimately. The characterization of microstructure, elastic, viscoelastic, static and dynamic mechanical, thermal, tribological, rheological, optical, electric and barrier houses are highlighted, in addition to their myriad applications.
Divided into 3 volumes: Vol. 1. Macro- and Microcomposites; Vol. 2. Nanocomposites; and Vol. three. Biocomposites.