Composites reference

ASTM International's (W. Conshohocken, Pa., U.S.A.) five-volume Composite Materials Handbook is now available in an updated and thoroughly revised version. Developed by ASTM International, the U.S. Army Research Lab, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Materials Science Corp., the Handbook covers

ASTM International's (W. Conshohocken, Pa., U.S.A.) five-volume Composite Materials Handbook is now available in an updated and thoroughly revised version. Developed by ASTM International, the U.S. Army Research Lab, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Materials Science Corp., the Handbook covers polymer-, metal- and ceramic-matrix composite materials. It provides standards for testing and characterization methods, statistics and databases, as well as guidelines for processing, design, analysis, quality control, repair and material selection. The complete set is also available on CD-ROM, which offers new database functionality, PDF files contain extensive linked cross references, enabling quick retrieval of individual sections from any volume.