Engineering Mechanics of Composite Materials / Edition 2

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Engineering Mechanics of Composite Materials, 2/e analyzes the behavior and properties of composite materials—rigid, high-strength, lightweight components that can be used in infrastructure, aircraft, automobiles, biomedical products, and a myriad of other goods. This edition features additional exercises and new material based on the author's research and advances in the field.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195150971
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 7/24/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 712,600
  • Product dimensions: 9.40 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Isaac M Daniel is Professor of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics in the Civil and Mechanical Engineering Departments at Northwestern University. He was previously Director of Mechanics of Materials Laboratory at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He has been involved in teaching and research for over 25 years and has pioneered many test methods for composites. He has published numerous technical papers, and co-authored the first published monograph on Experimental Mechanics of Composites.
Ori Ishai is Professor in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. For the past 25 years, he has been involved continuously in the teaching of Mechanics of Composite Materials, and has initiated many new research studies in the field at the Technion. He has published numerous articles on structural composite materials.
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Basic concepts, materials, processes, and characteristics 18
3 Elastic behavior of composite lamina - micromechanics 43
4 Elastic behavior of composite lamina - macromechanics 63
5 Strength of unidirectional lamina - micromechanics 98
6 Strength of composite lamina - macromechanics 120
7 Elastic behavior of multidirectional laminates 158
8 Hygrothermal effects 204
9 Stress and failure analysis of multidirectional laminates 243
10 Experimental methods for characterization and testing of composite materials 303
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