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Sustainable Composite for Lightweight Applications

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Original languageEnglish
PublisherAustralia: Elsevier Woodhead Publication.
Number of pages350
Volume1
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9780128183168
ISBN (Print)9780128183168
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2020

Abstract

This book presents a comprehensive review of lightweight composites with the central aim to increase their use in key industrial sectors such as automotive, marine and aerospace. There is no such book currently available that is dedicated to sustainable lightweight applications covering important topics such as key drivers for lightweight composites, mechanical properties, damage characterisation, durability and environmental aspects. Key topics that are addressed include: View more > Key Features Provides a comprehensive review of sustainable lightweight composites looking at key industrial applications such as automotive, marine, and aerospace and construction Important relationships between structure and properties are analysed in detail Enhancement of properties through hybrid systems, are also explored with emphasis on design, materials selection and manufacturing techniques Readership Materials Science, Polymer science, Materials Engineering, Industries involved in automotive and aerospace components from lightweight composite materials

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