Advances in Structural Adhesive Bonding

Advances in Structural Adhesive Bonding

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Adhesive bonding is often effective, efficient, and often necessary way to join mechanical structures. This important book reviews the most recent improvements in adhesive bonding and their wide-ranging potential in structural engineering. Part one reviews advances in the most commonly used groups of structural adhesives with chapters covering topics such as epoxy, polyurethane, silicone, cyanoacrylate, and acrylic adhesives. The second set of chapters covers the various types of adherends and pre-treatment methods for a range of structural materials such as metals, composites and plastics. Chapters in Part three analyse methods and techniques with topics on joint design, life prediction, fracture mechanics and testing. The final group of chapters gives useful and practical insights into the problems and solutions of adhesive bonding in a variety of hostile environments such as chemical, wet and extreme temperatures. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Advances in structural adhesive bonding is a standard reference for structural and chemical engineers in industry and the academic sector. Reviews advances in the most commonly used groups of structural adhesives including epoxy, silicone and acrylic adhesives Examines key issues in adhesive selection featuring substrate compatibility and manufacturing demands Documents advances in bonding metals, plastics and composites recognising problems and limitationsThe carbon fiber SMC fender support, including the bonded headlamp support, for the Dodge Viper is shown in Fig. 10.7. The glass/carbon ... This component is a good example of the use of multiple materials to achieve an efficient structure. ... Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2010 283 Bonding of polymer matrix composites.

Title:Advances in Structural Adhesive Bonding
Author:D Dillard
Publisher:Elsevier - 2010-03-31


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