Marine Applications of Advanced Fibre-Reinforced Composites

Marine Applications of Advanced Fibre-Reinforced Composites

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782422501
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/04/2015
Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering Series
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

John Summerscales is Senior Lecturer in the School of Manufacturing, materials and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Plymouth, UK and a key staff member of the Advanced Composites Manufacturing Centre. He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Materials and the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing and a Professional Member of the Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction

Part One: Manufacture, Performance, Testing and Disposal

2: Composites manufacturing for marine structures

3: Manufacture of marine composite sandwich structures

4: Fracture modes, damage tolerance and failure mitigation in marine composites

5: Moisture measurement and effects on properties of marine composites

6: Behavior of marine composite materials under deep submergence

7: Nondestructive testing and structural health monitoring of marine composite structures

8: Disposal of composite boats and other marine composites

Part Two: Applications of Advanced Fibre-Reinforced Composites in Marine Structures

9: Advanced fibre-reinforced composites for marine renewable energy devices

10: Composites in offshore oil and gas applications

11: Underwater repair with composites

12: Application of composite materials to yacht rigging

13: Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) sail shape optimisation

14: Textiles to composites: 3D moulding and automated fibre placement for flexible membranes

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