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Composite Materials in Maritime Structures

Composite Materials in Maritime Structures

Volume 2. Practical Considerations

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Part of Cambridge Ocean Technology Series

R. A. Shenoi, A. R. Dodkins, S-E. Hellbratt, I. E. Winkle, G. L. Hawkins, A. Bunney, P. Krass, R. J. Rymill, B. Hayman, H. G. Scholte, A. G. Gibson, J. Benoit
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  • Date Published: November 2008
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521089944

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  • The two volumes that comprise this work provide a comprehensive guide and source book on the marine use of composite materials. The first volume, Fundamental Aspects, provides a rigorous development of theory. Areas covered include materials science, environmental aspects, production technology, structural analysis, finite-element methods, materials failure mechanisms and the role of standard test procedures. An appendix gives tables of the mechanical properties of common polymeric composites and laminates in marine use. The second volume, Practical Considerations, examines how the theory can be used in the design and construction of marine structures, including boats, submersibles, offshore structures and other deep-ocean installations.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: November 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521089944
    • length: 324 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.48kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of authors
    1. Introduction R. A. Shenoi
    2. Design of Displacement Craft A. R. Dodkins
    3. Design of Dynamically Supported Craft S-E. Hellbratt
    4. The Role of Adhesives I. E. Winkle
    5. Practical Design of Joints and Attachments R. A. Shenoi and G. L. Hawkins
    6. Production of Ships with Single Skin Structures A. Bunney
    7. Production of Yacht Hulls of Sandwich Configuration P. Krass
    8. Material Case Study - Failures and their Repairs R. J. Rymill
    9. Response of Sandwich Structures to Slamming and Impact Loads B. Hayman
    10. Fatigue Characteristics H. G. Scholte
    11. Composites in Offshore Structures A. G. Gibson
    12. Regulatory Aspects in Design B. Hayman
    13. Quality and Safety Assessment J. Benoit
    14. Design Management and Organisation

  • Editors

    R. Ajit Shenoi, University of Southampton

    John F. Wellicome, University of Southampton


    R. A. Shenoi, A. R. Dodkins, S-E. Hellbratt, I. E. Winkle, G. L. Hawkins, A. Bunney, P. Krass, R. J. Rymill, B. Hayman, H. G. Scholte, A. G. Gibson, J. Benoit

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