Composites Design and Manufacture
(Plymouth University teaching support materials)
Materials Selection and Characterisation
Lecture
PowerPoint
Reading
Lists
Bast Book Marine Book Review
papers
Subject
Index
Conference
Calendar
Composites
resources
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This part of the course will be taught by John Summerscales.

The book recommended to support your learning is
TW Clyne and D Hull, An Introduction to Composite Materials - third edition,
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2019.  ISBN 978-0-521-86095-6 (HB).  ISBN: 978-1-10864469-3 (eBook).  UoP Library second edition.

Materials selection and characterisation  overview Lecture PowerPoint Reading List
 Some basic equations and definitions. A1

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ILS/A1
 Elastic moduli and Poisson's ratios.  Thermal characterisation A2 367 KB ILS/A2
 Interfaces.  Interphases.  Meso-mechanics.  Voids. A3 539 KB ILS/A3
 Strength.  Failure mechanisms.  Fractography. A4 1523 KB ILS/A4
 Creep.  Fatigue.  Impact. A5 1504 KB ILS/A5
 Hybrid Composites. A6 226 KB ILS/A6
 Durability of composites (in the marine environment)  (935 kb PowerPoint ~ no animation). A7 14524 KB ILS/A7
 Environmental implications of compositesAnti-fouling technologies. A8 564 KB ILS/A8
 Sustainable compositesNatural fibres.  Bio-based resins. A9 1836 KB ILS/A9
 Core materials for sandwich panels. A10 253 KB ILS/A10
 Adhesives and bonded structures. A11 92 KB ILS/A11
 Non-destructive testing. A12 1401 KB ILS/A12
 Acoustic emission. A13 See A12 ILS/A13
 Smart materials. Intelligent structures.  Biomimetics.A14 2821 KB ILS/A14
 CMC - MMC - Natural materials - PMC. A15 144 KB ILS/A15
 Nanotechnology. A16 750 KB ILS/A16

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Other modules formerly taught by John Summerscales include:
    MST326 Quality Management and Safety Engineering (BSc)
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