Polymer Composites: Volume 1

Polymer Composites: Volume 1

Editor(s): Sabu Thomas, Joseph Kuruvilla, Sant Kumar Malhotra, Koichi Goda, Meyyarappallil Sadasivan Sreekala

Published Online: 21 MAR 2012 07:36AM EST

Print ISBN: 9783527326242

Online ISBN: 9783527645213

DOI: 10.1002/9783527645213

About this Book

The first systematic reference on the topic with an emphasis on the characteristics and dimension of the reinforcement.

This first of three volumes, authored by leading researchers in the field from academia, government, industry, as well as private research institutions around the globe, focuses on macro and micro composites.

Clearly divided into three sections, the first offers an introduction to polymer composites, discussing the state of the art, new challenges, and opportunities of various polymer composite systems, as well as preparation and manufacturing techniques. The second part looks at macro systems, with an emphasis on fiber reinforced polymer composites, textile composites, and polymer hybrid composites. Likewise, the final section deals with micro systems, including micro particle reinforced polymer composites, the synthesis, surface modification and characterization of micro particulate fillers and flakes as well as filled polymer micro composites, plus applications and the recovery, recycling and life cycle analysis of synthetic polymeric composites.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Introduction to Polymer Composites

  2. Part 2: Macrosystems: Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites

  3. Part 3: Macrosystems: Textile Composites

    1. Chapter 15

      Hybrid Textile Polymer Composites (pages 469–482)

      Palanisamy Sivasubramanian, Laly A. Pothan, M. Thiruchitrambalam and Sabu Thomas

  4. Part 4: Microsystems: Microparticle-Reinforced Polymer Composites

  5. Part 4: Microsystems : Microparticle-Reinforced Polymer Composites

  6. Part 5: Applications

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