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ASM Handbook

Composites

Edited by
Daniel B. Miracle
Daniel B. Miracle
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Steven L. Donaldson
Steven L. Donaldson
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ASM International
Volume
21
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-195-5
Publication date:
2001
Book Chapter

Engineering Mechanics and Analysis of Metal-Matrix Composites

By
Bhaskar S. Majumdar
Bhaskar S. Majumdar
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
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Published:
2001
Page range:
396 - 406
Publication history
November 01, 2001

Abstract

The goal of micromechanics and analysis is to use the predictive methodology to develop tailored composites and also to make accurate predictions of their performance in service. This article reviews results derived from micromechanics analyses, based on finite-element method of unidirectional fiber reinforced metal matrix composites (MMCs). It discusses the elastic deformation and elastic-plastic deformation analysis of discontinuously reinforced MMCs. The article provides an overview of analysis of strength, fatigue, and fracture toughness for macromechanics fiber-reinforced and discontinuous reinforced composites.

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Bhaskar S. Majumdar, 2001. "Engineering Mechanics and Analysis of Metal-Matrix Composites", Composites, Daniel B. Miracle, Steven L. Donaldson

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