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Flows in Polymers, Reinforced Polymers and Composites

A Multi-Scale Approach

Authors: Binetruy, Christophe, Chinesta, Francisco, Keunings, Roland

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  • Covers three key topics: polymers, suspensions and flows in entangled fibrous media, rarely found together
  • Multi-scale approach
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This book gives a detailed and practical introduction to complex flows of polymers and reinforced polymers as well as the flow of simple fluids in complex microstructures.

Over the last decades, an increasing number of functional and structural parts, made so far with metals, has been progressively reengineered by replacing metallic materials by polymers, reinforced polymers and composites. The motivation for this substitution may be the weight reduction, the simpler, cheaper or faster forming process, or the ability to exploit additional functionalities.

The present Brief surveys modern developments related to the multi-scale modeling and simulation of polymers, reinforced polymers, that involve a flowing microstructure and continuous fiber-reinforced composites, wherein the fluid flows inside a nearly stationary multi-scale microstructure. These developments concern both multi-scale modeling, defining bridges between the micro and macro scales - with special emphasis on the mesoscopic scale at which kinetic theory descriptions apply and advanced simulation techniques able to address efficiently the ever more complex and detailed models defined at different scales.

This book is addressed to students (Master and doctoral levels), researchers and professionals interested in computational rheology and material forming processes involving polymers, reinforced polymers and composites. It provides a unique coverage of the state of the art in these multi-disciplinary fields.

Table of contents (3 chapters)

Table of contents (3 chapters)
  • Multi-scale Modeling and Simulation of Polymer Flow

    Pages 1-42

    Binetruy, Christophe (et al.)

  • Complex Flows of Micro/Nano Structured Fluids: Reinforced Polymer Composites

    Pages 43-108

    Binetruy, Christophe (et al.)

  • Flows of Simple Fluids in Complex Microstructures: Composite Processing of Structural Polymer Composites

    Pages 109-140

    Binetruy, Christophe (et al.)

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eBook 46,00 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-16757-2
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Softcover 57,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-16756-5
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  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Flows in Polymers, Reinforced Polymers and Composites
Book Subtitle
A Multi-Scale Approach
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-16757-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-16757-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-16756-5
Series ISSN
2191-530X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 140
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations, 37 illustrations in colour
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