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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.9781627081955
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003046
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... decreases, as the thickness of the laminate and the area of the repair become larger. By contrast, the scarf joint originally seemed particularly well adapted to advanced composite materials, as it was to wood, the original composite material. (A scarf joint is made by cutting away segments of two...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract The design and analysis of aerospace and industrial composite components and assemblies requires a detailed knowledge of materials properties, which, in turn, depend on the manufacturing, machining, and assembly methods used. This article, through several tables and graphs, provides...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003044
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract Tensile testing of fiber-reinforced composite materials is performed to determine uniaxial tensile strength, Young’s modulus, and Poisson’s ratio relative to principal material directions, and helps in the prediction of the properties of laminates. Beginning with an overview of the...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003065
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... glass products, including forming, grinding and polishing, and explores the advantages, disadvantages and steps involved in sol-gel process. It also discusses the types, processes and properties of annealed, laminated, and tempered glass, and presents the steps involved in glass decoration. The article...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003064
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
..., interlaminar shear strength; H/S, harness/satin Table 9 Electrical resistivity and thermal conductivity parallel and perpendicular to the laminates of two-directional carbon-carbon composites HTT Electrical resistivity, μΩ · m Thermal conductivity, W/m ·K °C °F Parallel Perpendicular...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003163
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Abstract Metal-matrix composites (MMCs) are a class of materials with potential for a wide variety of structural and thermal applications. This article discusses the mechanical properties of MMCs, namely aluminum-matrix composites, titanium-matrix composites, magnesium-matrix composites, copper...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... μm. Alumina platelets have been used to reinforce Y 2 O 5 -ZrO 2 and MoSi 2 . Tape casting has been used to make laminates of these composites, because excellent alignment of the platelets can be achieved. Tape casting allows for more efficient sintering and better mechanical properties than other...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006478
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
..., fiber pullout, and impact damage. Table 1 shows some of the defects that may appear in composite laminates and their effect on the structural performance. While the emphasis of most practical nondestructive evaluation (NDE) is on detection of delaminations, porosity, and impact damage, Table 1 shows...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... processes exist for the fabrication of composite components. Fiber-reinforced composites used in most high-performance applications are laminated with unidirectional (or fabric) layers at discrete angles to one another (such as in plywood), thereby distributing the in-plane load in several directions ( Ref...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... strength, the bond line thickness must be controlled so that repeatable joints with similar performance characteristics are achieved ( Ref 15 ). Although high stiffnesses and strengths can be attained for composite laminates, these characteristics are quite different from those of ordinary materials to...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001318
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... vehicle slurry coatings CARBON-CARBON is a unique composite material in which a nonstructural carbonaceous matrix is reinforced by carbon fibers to create a heat-resistant structural material. The carbon fibers are generally employed as woven fabric in two-dimensional laminates, or as...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 12
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v12.a0000629
EISBN: 978-1-62708-181-8
... in short beam shear, compression, and flexure (three-point bending) of woven carbon fabric/phenolic prepreg composite panels. The flat laminate test specimens represent the ablative materials used on the Space Shuttle's solid rocket motor nozzle. Flexure and compression laminates were fabricated from...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003845
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... resin manufacturer's recommendations for postcure temperatures and times. Because the total curing system for polyester and epoxy vinyl-ester resins is, at the most, 3 wt% of the total resin composition, the corrosion resistance and physical properties of the cured resin laminate are due to the resin...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003045
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... analysis pattern orientation control quality control techniques tooling control ultrasonic inspection ultrasonic scans QUALITY ASSURANCE for composites has traditionally centered on techniques for validating the physical/mechanical properties of a cured laminate. This end-result approach has...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003042
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
..., laminated newsprint Plastics Plexiglass Plywood (up to 25 mm, or 1 in., thick) Polyester fabrics and carpets Polyethylene sheets Polypropylene tubes Polystyrene Polyurethane foam (25 mm, or 1 in., thick) Poplar Polyvinylchloride products Rocks Roofing (composition...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... materials, including ferrous alloys, nonferrous alloys, ceramics, cermets and cemented carbides, engineering plastics, polymer-matrix composites, metal-matrix composites, ceramic-matrix and carbon-carbon composites, and reviews their general property characteristics and applications. It describes the...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003033
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... are the matrix to be reinforced, the composite properties may benefit in laminate shear performance from an increase of hydroxyl and amine groups on the fiber surface. Sizings (coatings) and finishes are often applied to fiber bundles (tows) to improve their handling characteristics. They must be...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003090
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Abstract The properties of irons and steels are linked to the chemical composition, processing path, and resulting microstructure of the material. For a particular iron and steel composition, most properties depend on microstructure. Processing is a means to develop and control microstructure...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003023
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract Thermal analysis provides a powerful tool for researchers and engineers in determining both unknown and reproducible behavioral properties of polymer molecules. This article covers the thermal analysis and thermal properties of engineering plastics with respect to chemical composition...