Properties and Performance of Natural Fibre Composites

Written By Kim Pickering
Properties and Performance of Natural Fibre Composites
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 June 2008
  • ISBN : 1845694597
  • Pages : 576 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Properties and Performance of Natural Fibre Composites written by Kim Pickering which was release on 23 June 2008, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Concern about global warming has led to renewed interest in the more sustainable use of natural fibres in composite materials. This important book reviews the wealth of recent research into improving the mechanical properties of natural-fibre thermoplastic composites so that they can be more widely used. The first part of the book provides an overview of the main types of natural fibres used in composites, how they are processed and, in particular, the way the fibre-matrix interface can be engineered to improve performance. Part two discusses the increasing use of natural-fibre composites in such areas as automotive and structural engineering, packaging and the energy sector. The final part of the book discusses ways of assessing the mechanical performance of natural-fibre composites. With its distinguished editor and team of contributors, Properties and performance of natural-fibre composites is a valuable reference for all those using these important materials in such areas as automotive and structural engineering. Provides an overview of the types of natural fibres used in composites Discusses fibre-matrix interface and how it can be engineered to improve performance Examines the increasing use of natural-fibre composites in automotive and structural engineering and the packaging and energy sector

Properties and Performance of Natural Fibre Composites

Properties and Performance of Natural Fibre Composites
  • Author : Kim Pickering
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-06-23
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1845694597
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Summary : Concern about global warming has led to renewed interest in the more sustainable use of natural fibres in composite materials. This important book reviews the wealth of recent research into improving the mechanical properties of natural-fibre thermoplastic composites so that they can be more widely used. The first part of ...

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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-02-13
  • Total pages : 408
  • ISBN : 1845694597
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Summary : The use of natural fibres as reinforcements in composites has grown in importance in recent years. Natural Fibre Composites summarises the wealth of significant recent research in this area. Chapters in part one introduce and explore the structure, properties, processing, and applications of natural fibre reinforcements, including those made from ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2015-11-05
  • Total pages : 356
  • ISBN : 1845694597
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Summary : Safely Design, Test, and Construct Products Made of Natural Fiber Composites Natural fibers and their composites carry distinct advantages over industrial fibers. Some advantages—including renewability and availability of raw materials, and lower energy consumption—could help safeguard environmental resources and eventually replace synthetic composites and conventional materials. Natural Fiber ...

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  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1845694597
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-23
  • Total pages : 306
  • ISBN : 1845694597
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-01-31
  • Total pages : 355
  • ISBN : 1845694597
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Summary : This book covers the topic of degradation phenomenon of natural fiber-based composites (NFC) under various aging conditions and proposes suitable solutions to improve the response of natural fiber-reinforced composite to aging conditions such as moisture, seawater, hygrothermal, and natural and accelerated weathering. The information provided by the book plays a ...

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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-20
  • Total pages : 906
  • ISBN : 1845694597
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Summary : Polymer-based fibre-reinforced composites FRC’s have now come out as a major class of structural materials being used or regarded as substituent’s for metals in several critical components in space, automotive and other industries (marine, and sports goods) owing to their low density, strength-weight ratio, and fatigue strength. FRC’...

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  • Publisher : VCH
  • Release Date : 2020-08-19
  • Total pages : 438
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Summary : Fiber-reinforced composites are exceptionally versatile materials whose properties can be tuned to exhibit a variety of favorable properties such as high tensile strength and resistance against wear or chemical and thermal influences. Consequently, these materials are widely used in various industrial fields such as the aircraft, marine, and automobile industry. ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-08-25
  • Total pages : 367
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-02-10
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1845694597
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-02-10
  • Total pages : 456
  • ISBN : 1845694597
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Summary : This book collects selected high quality articles submitted to the 2nd International Conference on Natural Fibers (ICNF2015). A wide range of topics is covered related to various aspects of natural fibres such as agriculture, extraction and processing, surface modification and functionalization, advanced structures, nano fibres, composites and nanocomposites, design and ...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-03-13
  • Total pages : 614
  • ISBN : 1845694597
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-02-13
  • Total pages : 321
  • ISBN : 1845694597
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Summary : This book presents recent research on natural fibers extracted from pineapple leaves. Covering several extraction processes, properties of pineapple leaf fibers and comparisons with other natural fibers, and their applications, it provides up-to-date information on the subject of natural fibers from prominent researchers in academia and industry as well as ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-02-29
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1845694597
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Summary : This book comprehensively addresses surface modification of natural fibers to make them more effective, cost-efficient, and environmentally friendly. Topics include the elucidation of important aspects surrounding chemical and green approaches for the surface modification of natural fibers, the use of recycled waste, properties of biodegradable polyesters, methods such as electrospinning, ...

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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2020-03-04
  • Total pages : 142
  • ISBN : 1845694597
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Summary : This book covers natural fibers at the basic level as well as a few advanced approaches for recent trends in natural fibers. The core chapters include an introduction to cellulosic fibers like cotton, protein fibers like silk, and other natural fibers. Overall the book provides comprehensive knowledge of natural fibers....