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Advanced processing techniques for composite materials for structural applications

R. El-Hajjar, H. Tan and K.M. Pillai,     University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA; ,Hewlett-Packard Company, USA; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,USA

Abstract:

Modern structural applications of composite materials are dictated by the processing methods available. In this chapter, we introduce recent developments related to the manufacturing of composites in civil engineering applications using vacuum assisted resin transfer molding, pultrusion, and automated fiber placement.

Key words

vacuum assisted resin transfer molding

pultrusion

automated fiber placement

processing

3.1 Introduction

This chapter introduces the reader to some of the recent developments ...

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