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Materials in sports equipment: Volume 2
     

Materials in sports equipment: Volume 2

by Aleksandar Subic
 

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The first volume of Materials in sports equipment has become an essential reference describing improvements in materials technology and their impact on equipment in a range of sports. This second volume combines coverage of recent developments in advanced materials and their application in a number of sports not covered in Volume one.

Part one discusses general

Overview

The first volume of Materials in sports equipment has become an essential reference describing improvements in materials technology and their impact on equipment in a range of sports. This second volume combines coverage of recent developments in advanced materials and their application in a number of sports not covered in Volume one.

Part one discusses general issues such as modelling of materials behaviour in sports equipment, non-destructive testing methods, materials and design for sports apparel and mouth and skull protection. Part two analyses the materials and design of equipment used for specific sports: baseball, snowboarding, ice hockey, fly fishing, archery and rowing. The book also reviews design and materials in athletics and fitness equipment.

This book is a unique and essential reference to all materials scientists and sports equipment designers and manufacturers developing products in this rapidly evolving field.

  • Reviews recent developments in advanced materials and their applications in a number of sports
  • Discusses issues such as modelling of materials behaviour in sports equipment and non-destructive testing methods
  • Analyses materials and design of sports apparel and athletic equipment

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…an essential reference describing improvements in materials technology and their impact on equipment in a range of sports., Future Materials

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845691318
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/05/2007
Series:
Woodhead Publishing in Materials Series
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Professor Aleksandar Subic is the Chair of Mechanical Design and Head of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. He is currently the Chairman of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA) and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Sustainable Design. Professor Subic is internationally respected for his research in the field of sports engineering.

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