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Title Fibrous and textile materials for composite applications / Sohel Rana, Raul Fangueiro, editors.

Published Singapore : Springer, 2016.

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Physical description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color).
Series Textile science and clothing technology, 2197-9871
Textile science and clothing technology. 2197-9871
Springer English/International eBooks 2016 - Full Set
Springer Engineering eBooks 2016 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction to Composite Materials -- Fiber Architectures for Composite Applications -- Synthetic Fibres for Composite Applications -- Natural Fibers for Composite Applications -- Metallic Fibers for Composite Applications -- Carbon Nanofibers and Nanotubes for Composite Applications -- Surface Preparation of Fibres for Composite Applications -- Reinforcements and Composites with Special Properties -- Comparison of Performance, Cost-effectiveness and Sustainability.
Summary This book focuses on the fibers and textiles used in composite materials. It presents both existing technologies currently used in commercial applications and the latest advanced research and developments. It also discusses the different fiber forms and architectures, such as short fibers, unidirectional tows, directionally oriented structures or advanced 2D- and 3D-textile structures that are used in composite materials. In addition, it examines various synthetic, natural and metallic fibers that are used to reinforce polymeric, cementitious and metallic matrices, as well as fiber properties, special functionalities, manufacturing processes, and composite processing and properties. Two entire chapters are dedicated to advanced nanofiber and nanotube reinforced composite materials. The book goes on to highlight different surface treatments and finishes that are applied to improve fiber/matrix interfaces and other essential composite properties. Although a great deal of information about fibers and textile structures used for composite applications is already available, this is the only book currently available that discusses all types of fibers and structures used to reinforce polymers, cement, metal or soil to improve their general performance and multi-functional behaviors. As such, it fills an important gap in the available literature and provides a valuable resource for a wide range of students and researchers from academia and industry.
Other author Rana, Sohel, editor.
Fangueiro, Raul Manuel Esteves de Sousa, editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Composite materials.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789811002342 (electronic bk.)
9811002347 (electronic bk.)
9811002320 (print)
9789811002328 (print)
9789811002328
Standard Number 10.1007/978-981-10-0234-2