Experimental Mechanics of Composite, Hybrid, and Multifunctional Materials, Volume 6, 1st Edition

  • Volume 6
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  • ISBN-10: 3319008730
  • ISBN-13: 9783319008738
  • DDC: 620.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 257 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Experimental Mechanics of Composite, Hybrid, and Multifunctional Materials: Proceedings of the 2013 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, the sixth volume of eight from the Conference, brings together contributions to this important area of research and engineering.  The collection presents early findings and case studies on a wide range of areas, including:  Characterization of Energy Storage MaterialsMicrovascular & Natural CompositesNanocomposites for Multifunctional PerformanceComposite/Hybrid Characterization Using Digital Image CorrelationFailure Behavior of Polymer Matrix CompositesNon-Destructive Testing of CompositesComposite Test MethodsJoints/Bonded Composites

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Prediction of Properties of Coir Fiber Reinforced Composite by ANN.
2: Impact of Semi-Rigidity of Joint on Timber Composite Truss Beam.
3: Prediction of Properties of CRPCSC Particulate Composite by ANN.
4: Lithium-Ion Battery Electrode Inspection Using Flash Thermography.
5: In-Situ Characterization of Strain in Lithium Ion Battery Anodes.
6: Fracture Toughness and Fatigue Behavior of Nanoreinforced Carbon/Epoxy Composites.
7: Design of Multifunctional Energetic Structural Composites: A Preliminary Study on an Epoxy-Rubber Matrix with Exothermic Mixture Reinforcements.
8: Experimental Measurement of the Energy Dissipative Mechanisms of the Kevlar Micro-fibrillar Network for Multi-scale Application.
9: Manufacturing and Damage Analysis of Epoxy Resin-Reinforced Scrap Rubber Composites for Aeronautical Applications.
10: Compliant Multifunctional Wing Structures for Flapping Wing MAVs.
11: Fabrication and Characterization of Bi-metallic, Structured Films with Ultra-low Thermal Expansion.
12: Macro Fiber Composites and Substrate Materials for MAV Wing Morphing.
13: Experimental Characterization of Thermomechanically Induced Instability in Polymer Foam Cored Sandwich Structures.
14: Characterization of Mixed-Mode Energy Release Rates for Carbon Fiber/Epoxy Composites Using Digital Image Correlation.
15: Strain Rate Effects on Failure of a Toughened Matrix Composite.
16: HP/HT Hot-Wet Thermomechanical Behavior of Fiber-Reinforced High-Temperature Polymer Composites.
17: Effect of Ply Dispersion on Failure Characteristics of Multidirectional Laminates.
18: Optimization and Service Life Prediction of Elastomeric Based Composites Used in Manufacturing Engineering.
19: Deformation and Failure of Angle-Ply Composite Laminates.
20: Progressive Failure of a Unidirectional Fiber-Reinforced Composite.
21: Process Optimization by Direct Integration of the RFID Chips During the Manufacturing of the Composite Parts Used in Aeronautical Engineering.
22: Fiber Bragg-Grating Sensor Array for Health Monitoring of Bonded Composite Lap-Joints.
23: Semi-Experimental Investigation of Bridging Tractions in Delamination.
24: Methodologies for Combined Loads Tests Using a Multi-Actuator Test Machine.
25: Mechanical Characterization and Modeling of Ceramic Foam Materials.
26: Mechanical Characterization for Identifying an Appropriate Thermal Cycle for Curing Ceramic/Glass Composite Seals.
27: Behavior of Bonded Composite Repairs on Dynamically Loaded Pressure Vessels.
28: Fracture Testing of Simulated FRP Repairs II.
29: An Innovative Measuring Method of Young’s Modulus Using Postbuckling Behavior.
30: On the Use of Ultrasonic Pulse-Echo Immersion Technique for Measuring Real Attenuation.