By J. N. Reddy (auth.), Carlos A. Mota Soares, Cristóvão M. Mota Soares, Manuel J. M. Freitas (eds.)
A compact presentation of the principles, present cutting-edge, contemporary advancements and study instructions of all crucial thoughts relating to the mechanics of composite fabrics and buildings. specified emphasis is put on vintage and lately constructed theories of composite laminated beams, plates and shells, micromechanics, influence and harm research, mechanics of cloth structural composites, excessive pressure cost trying out and non-destructive checking out of composite fabrics and constructions. themes of growing to be value are addressed, comparable to: numerical equipment and optimisation, id and harm tracking. the newest effects are offered at the artwork of modelling shrewdpermanent composites, optimum layout with complicated fabrics, and business functions. each one portion of the booklet is written by means of the world over recognized specialists who've committed such a lot in their examine paintings to a selected box.
Readership: Postgraduate scholars, researchers and engineers within the box of composites. Undergraduate scholars will enjoy the remedy of the principles of the mechanics of composite fabrics and structures.