Essentials of Advanced Composite Fabrication & Repair
is the perfect introductory textbook for beginners yet is also fu
nctional for the composite professional. Authors Lou Dorworth, Ginger Gardiner and Greg Mellema teach
concepts and methods in a simple and straightforward way for a wide array of composite fundamentals. Includes fiber and matrix selection, molding methods, curing and achieving desired properties, tooling, testing and non-destructive inspection, step-by-step repair instructions and troubleshooting, key environmental, health and safety issues, and much more.
This Second Edition includes and introduction to composite nanomaterials, and improved molding methods, adhesive bonding, joining and fastening. The authors provide updated information on advances in matrix technology and fiber reinforcements, as well as tooling, filament winding and various testing and inspection method improvements.
Hardcover, 8.375" x 10.75", 456 pages, full color illustrations and photographs throughout, extensive glossary, bibliography and index. Also available in ebook format as well as a money-saving eBundle. Cover returns of unused, unsold copies of ASA-COMPOSITE will be accepted
from Distributors only
through August 31, 2019.