By Klaus Friedrich
Using polymer composites in a variety of engineering functions has develop into cutting-edge. This multi-author quantity presents an invaluable precis of up-to-date wisdom on polymer composites ordinarily, essentially integrating experimental stories, theoretical analyses and computational modeling at assorted scales, i. e. , from nano- to macroscale. special attention is given to 4 significant parts: constitution and houses of polymer nanocomposites, characterization and modeling, processing and alertness of macrocomposites, and mechanical functionality of macrocomposites. the assumption to prepare this quantity arose from a really extraordinary workshop - the 1st overseas Workshop on Polymers and Composites at IVW Kaiserslautern: Invited Humboldt-Fellows and distinct Scientists, which was once hung on could 22-24,2003 on the collage of Kaiserslautern, Germany. The contributing authors have been invited to include up-to-date wisdom and advancements into their person chapters inside a 12 months after the workshop, which ultimately resulted in those very good contributions. The luck of this workshop used to be ordinarily backed via the German Alexander von Humboldt starting place via a Sofia Kovalevskaja Award application, financed by means of the Federal Ministry for schooling and learn in the "Investment sooner or later application" of the German executive. In 2001, the Humboldt beginning introduced this new award software so one can supply awesome younger researchers during the global a chance to set up their very own work-groups and to improve leading edge study recommendations almost in Germany. one of many editors, Z.
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