Lightweight Composite Structures in Transport
  • Release Date : 01 January 2016
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 750 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 1782423257
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Download or read book entitled Lightweight Composite Structures in Transport by author: James Njuguna which was release on 01 January 2016 and published by Woodhead Publishing Limited with total page 750 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Lightweight Composite Structures in Transport: Design, Manufacturing, Analysis and Performance provides a detailed review of lightweight composite materials and structures and discusses their use in the transport industry, specifically surface and air transport. The book covers materials selection, the properties and performance of materials, and structures, design solutions, and manufacturing techniques. A broad range of different material classes is reviewed with emphasis on advanced materials. Chapters in the first two parts of the book consider the lightweight philosophy and current developments in manufacturing techniques for lightweight composite structures in the transport industry, with subsequent chapters in parts three to five discussing structural optimization and analysis, properties, and performance of lightweight composite structures, durability, damage tolerance and structural integrity. Final chapters present case studies on lightweight composite design for transport structures. Comprehensively covers materials selection, design solutions, manufacturing techniques, structural analysis, and performance of lightweight composite structures in the transport industry Includes commentary from leading industrial and academic experts in the field who present cutting-edge research on advanced lightweight materials for the transport industry Includes case studies on lightweight composite design for transport structures