Principles of Composite Material Mechanics

ISBN-10: 1439850054
ISBN-13: 9781439850053
Edition: 3rd 2011 (Revised)
Authors: Ronald F. Gibson
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Description: Along with new example problems, homework problems, and references, this third edition covers the many exciting developments in areas such as nanocomposites and multifunctional composites. In addition to new topics, including particulate composites  More...

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List price: $79.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 10/26/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 683
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.662
Language: English

Along with new example problems, homework problems, and references, this third edition covers the many exciting developments in areas such as nanocomposites and multifunctional composites. In addition to new topics, including particulate composites as well as joints in composites, the text features extended coverage of micromechanical modeling, finite element analysis, laminated beam theory, mechanical testing of components, non-standard testing of viscoelastic and dynamic behavior, and analysis of bonded and mechanically fastened joints. It also includes the latest ASTM standards. The author also provides a new appendix on the elements of matrix algebra.

Preface
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Author
Introduction
Basic Concepts
Constituent Materials for Composites
Reinforcement Materials, Including Nanoreinforcements
Matrix and Filler Materials
Structural Applications of Composites
Multifunctional Applications of Composites
Fabrication Processes
Elements of Mechanical Behavior of Composites
Review of Basic Mechanics of Materials Equations
Problems
References
Lamina Stress-Strain Relationships
Introduction
Effective Moduli in Stress-Strain Relationships
Symmetry in Stress-Strain Relationships
Orthotopic and Isotropic Engineering Constants
Specially Orthotopic Lamina
Generally Orthotropic Lamina
Problems
References
Effective Moduli of a Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Lamina
Introduction
Elementary Mechanics of Materials Models
Longitudinal Modulus
Transverse Modulus
Shear Modulus and Poisson's Ratio
Improved Mechanics of Materials Models
Elasticity Models
Finite Difference Models
Finite Element Models
Closed-Form and Variational Models
Semiempirical Models
Problems
References
Strength of a Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Lamina
Introduction
Multiaxial Strength Criteria
Maximum Stress Criterion
Maximum Strain Criterion
Quadratic Interaction Criteria
Micromechanics Models for Lamina Strength
Longitudinal Strength
Transverse Strength
In-Plane Shear Strength
Multiaxial Strength
Problems
References
Analysis of Lamina Hygrothermal Behavior
Introduction
Hygrothermal Degradation of Properties
Lamina Stress-Strain Relationships Including Hygrothermal Effects
Micromechanics Models for Hygrothermal Properties
Problems
References
Analysis of a Discontinuously Reinforced Lamina
Introduction
Aligned Discontinuous Fibers
Stress and Strength Analysis
Modulus Analysis
Off Axis-Aligned Discontinuous Fibers
Stress and Strength Analysis
Modulus Analysis
Randomly Oriented Discontinuous Fibers
Stress and Strength Analysis
Modulus Analysis
Nanofibers and Nanotubes
Stress and Strength Analysis
Modulus Analysis
Particulates
Stress and Strength Analysis
Modulus Analysis
Hybrid Multiscale Reinforcements
Problems
References
Analysis of Laminates
Introduction
Theory of Laminated Beams
Flexural Stresses and Deflections
Shear Stresses and Deflections
Theory of Laminated Plates with Coupling
Stiffness Characteristics of Selected Laminate Configurations
Specially Orthotopic Laminates
Generally Orthotopic Laminates
Symmetric Laminates
Antisymmetric Laminates
Quasi-Isotropic Laminates
Derivation and Use of Laminate Compliances
Inversion of Laminate Force-Deformation Equations
Determination of Lamina Stresses and Strains
Determination of Laminate Engineering Constants
Comparison of Measured and Predicted Compliances
Hygrothermal Effects in Laminates
Hygrothermal Degradation of Laminates
Hygrothermal Stresses in Laminates
Laminate Hygrothermal Expansion Coefficients
Interlaminar Stresses
Laminate Strength Analysis
First Ply Failure and Subsequent Ply Failures Due to In-Plane Stresses
Delamination Due to Interlaminar Stresses
Deflection and Buckling of Laminates
Analysis of Small Transverse Deflections
Buckling Analysis
Selection of Laminate Designs
Application of Laminate Analysis to Composite Structures
Composite Sandwich Structures
Composite Grid Structures
Problems
References
Analysis of Viscoelastic and Dynamic Behavior
Introduction
Linear Viscoelastic Behavior of Composites
Boltzmann Superposition Integrals for Creep and Relaxation
Differential Equations and Spring-Dashpot Models
Quasielastic Analysis
Sinusoidal Oscillations and Complex Modulus Notation
Elastic-Viscoelastic Correspondence Principle
Temperature and Aging Effects
Dynamic Behavior of Composites
Longitudinal Wave Propagation and Vibrations in Specially Orthotropic Composite Bars
Flexural Vibration of Composite Beams
Transverse Vibration of Laminated Plates
Analysis of Damping in Composites
Nanoenhancement of Viscoelastic and Dynamic Properties
Problems
References
Analysis of Fracture
Introduction
Fracture Mechanics Analyses of Through-Thickness Cracks
Stress Intensity Factor Approach
Strain Energy Release Rate Approach
Virtual Crack Closure Technique
Stress Fracture Criteria for Through-Thickness Notches
Interlaminar Fracture
Nanoenhancement of Fracture Toughness
Problems
References
Mechanical Testing of Composites and Their Constituents
Introduction
Measurement of Constituent Material Properties
Fiber Tests
Neat Resin Matrix Tests
Constituent Volume Fraction Measurement
Measurement of Basic Composite Properties
Tensile Tests
Compressive Tests
Shear Tests
Flexure Tests
Interlaminar Fracture Tests
Fiber/Matrix Interface Tests
Open Hole and Filled Hole Tests
Bearing Tests
Pull-Through Tests
Measurement of Viscoelastic and Dynamic Properties
Creep Tests
Vibration Tests
Measurement of Hygrothermal Properties
Glass Transition Temperature Tests
Thermal Expansion Tests
Moisture Absorption Tests
Problems
References
Matrix Concepts and Operations
Stress Equilibrium Equations
Strain-Displacement Equations
Index

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