The book covers the basics needed to successfully fabricate and repair advanced composite structures. It is the ideal introductory manual for beginners, but also functions as a vital reference for the composite professional.
Everything in the printed version is available in the digital version including a compendium of information listings no longer in print. It teaches complex concepts and methods in a simple and straightforward manner for a wide array of composites fundamentals; including fiber and matrix selection, molding methods, curing and achieving desired properties, tooling, testing, non-destructive inspection, step-by-step repair instructions, troubleshooting, key environmental issues, health and safety, and much more.
Knowing why a composite laminate twists and warps, why a hot bonder might not reach required cure temperature, and how to drill an aramid fiber (Kevlar®) laminate without fuzzing or delaminating are just some of the everyday practical lessons covered here.
Anyone working in composites, from material process engineers, to repair technicians and maintenance mechanics, to composite fabricators and design personnel will find the help they need in this volume that is the companion textbook for most Abaris Training basic courses.
Abaris Training is the world leader in advanced composite training. With two facilities located in the US, one in Brazil, one in the UK, and one in Australia, Abaris is recognized as the global leader in hands-on instruction for all advanced composites industries. Abaris offers 26 standard courses in Engineering, Manufacturing, & Repair of advanced composite structures. Since its inception in 1983, Abaris and has trained over 20,000 students from 63 countries.
“Essentials of Advanced Composite Fabrication & Repair” is now available in digital format from the publisher: http://www.asa2fly.com/Essentials-of-Advanced-Composite-Fabrication-Repair-eBook-PDF-P2014.aspx
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