This book presents recent developments and state-of-the-art achievements in the science and technology of composites. It identifies and discusses key and emerging issues for future progress in the multidisciplinary field of composites.
Leading experts and promising innovators from research institutions and academia brought together to highlight unresolved issues and identify opportunities for long-term research needs, which will provide the reader with a vision for the future in various fields of application of composite materials.
A few of the many future directions highlighted in the book are increasingly multifunctional properties; complex, hybrid and nanoreinforced materials; and tailoring in multiple dimensions and directions. The wider areas covered include, but are not limited to, the following:
-automotive engineering, and
Prof. Luigi Nicolais, IMAST Scarl, Napoli, Italy;
Dr. Eva Milella, IMAST Scarl, Napoli, Italy;
Dr. Michele Meo, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath, UK.