Encyclopedia of Materials: Composites, has been published
The new Encyclopedia of Materials: Composites provides a point-of-entry, foundational-level resource for all scientists and practitioners interested in this exciting field. I-Form's Deputy Director, Prof Dermot Brabazon, the Editor in Chief, has published over 200 peer reviewed papers.
The topics covered include Metal Matrix Composite Materials; Polymer Matrix Composite Materials; Ceramics Matrix Composites; Smart Composite Materials; Processing of Composite Materials and Physical Characteristics; Design Methods for Composite Materials; Nature Based and Inspired Composite Materials; Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainability of Composite Materials; and Joining of Composite Materials.
All composite materials technologies, processes and applications are covered, with contributions written and expertly curated by the world's leading scientists. The result is a three-volume, comprehensive collection of the most important data, concepts and studies published in the field. This title is clearly structured in thematic sections, making it an invaluable tool for researchers in the fields of materials science, energy, engineering, chemistry and physics, and from both industry and academia.
The 2,538 page book has been published by Elsevier Science Publishing.