Resin Systems and Chemistry Degradation Mechanisms and Durability.- Additives, Nanocomposites, and Barrier Coatings.- Interphases in Composites.- Modeling of Response of Composite Materials with Damage.- Impact Damage of Composite Structures.- Moisture Induced Degradation.- Physical Aging in Glasses and Composites.- Mechanisms and Kinetics of Organic Matrix Thermal Oxidation.- Characterization of Thermo-oxidation in Laminated and Textile Composites.- Modeling Thermo-Oxidative Aging and Degradation of Composites.-Composite Structures Durability Design and Substantiation.- Durability of Structural Joints.- Durability and Aging of Aircraft Structures.- Durability of Polymer Composites in Power and Propulsion Applications.- Durability of Composites in Aircraft Engine Applications.- Composite Durability and Aging In Civil Infrastructures.
Long-Term Durability of Polymeric Matrix Composites presents a comprehensive knowledge-set of matrix, fiber and interphase behavior under long-term aging conditions, theoretical modeling and experimental methods. This book covers long-term constituent behavior, predictive methodologies, experimental validation and design practice. Readers will also find a discussion of various applications, including aging air craft structures, aging civil infrastructure, in addition to engines and high temperature applications.
Covers a wide range of polymeric matrix composite applications
Focuses on the durability and aging of various polymeric matrix composite materials
Describes micro-mechanical and multi-scale modeling and simulation techniques