Adh Bond Scie Tech and Appl

Adh Bond Scie Tech and Appl

By: Adams R D (author)Hardback

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This book is concerned with adhesives and adhesive bonding for load-bearing applications. It is arranged in three main sections: fundamentals, generic uses and industry specific applications. The introductory section focuses predominantly on different types of adhesives and their mechanical and physical properties, surface assessment, design and analysis, failure and non-destructive testing. Part 2 concentrates specifically on generic uses of adhesives: stiffening, strengthening, repair, and joining of dissimilar materials and composites. The final section of the book concentrates on industry specific applications. The book will also include ISO, ASTM and BS standards with a reference to specific suppliers. It will be a major resource for all those concerned with the science and technology of adhesive bonding.

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Part 1, Introduction to adhesives: Fundamentals of adhesive bonding. History of adhesives and sealants. What are adhesives and sealants and how do they work? Properties of adhesives. Surfaces. Stress analysis. Mechanisms of failure and strength prediction. Environmental effects. Nondestructive testing. Impact behaviour. Fracture mechanics. Fatigue. Vibration damping. Part 2, Generic uses of adhesives: Stiffening and strengthening. Repair. Joining similar and dissimilar materials. Bonding of composites. Part 3, Industry: General manufacturing industry. Building and construction: concrete. Building and construction: steel. Building and construction: timber. Aerospace. Automobiles. Boats and marine. Shoe industry. Medical applications. Electrical. Appendices.

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/05/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780849325847
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 544
  • ID: 9780849325847
  • weight: 964
  • ISBN10: 0849325846

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