Week13_Th_ Chapter12 and Chapter 14

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Chapter 12.2 - Composites Issues to address… What is a composite material? Why to use composites? What are some examples of composite? How do we estimate composite properties?
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What Is a Composite Material Definition – multiphase materials with significant proportion of properties of each phase such that a better combination of properties is realized Dispersed (reinforced) phase – fibers, sheets, or particles; typically is a strong (hard) material Matrix -- the continuous phase – typically is a ductile or tough material - Classification – MMC, CMC, PMC Example– carbon fiber – epoxy composite
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Why Are Composites Used Instead of Metals, Ceramics, or Polymers? Pros electrically, thermally conductive high toughness Cons low/moderate corrosion resistance low creep resistance Metals Ceramics/Glasses Polymers Pros electrically insulating wear and corrosion resistance creep resistance high melting point
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2011 for the course EMCH 371 taught by Professor Dai-hattrick during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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