Publisher description for Principles of composite material mechanics / Ronald F. Gibson.


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Counter This text presents state-of-the-art coverage on topics of recent interest, including hygrothermal effects, discontinuous fiber composites, viscoelastic behavior and fracture, among others. In addition, the latest information on test methods and analysis - including ASTM standards - are featured. A wide variety of example problems and homework problems, many of which are related to practical composite structures, are also included.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Composite materials Mechanical properties