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Hole-Making and Drilling Technology for Composites. Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering

  • ID: 4593612
  • Book
  • April 2019
  • 272 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

Hole-Making and Drilling Technology for Composites: Advantages, Limitations and Potential presents the latest information on hole-making, one of the most commonly used processes in the machining of composites. The book provides practical guidance on hole-making and drilling technology and its application in composite materials and structures. Chapters are designed via selected case studies to identify the knowledge gap in hole-making operations in composites and to highlight the deficiencies of current methods. The book documents the latest research, providing a better understanding of the pattern and characterization of holes produced by various technologies in composite materials.

It is an essential reference resource for academic and industrial researchers and professional involved in the manufacturing and machining of composites. In addition, it is ideal for postgraduate students and designers working on the design and fabrication of polymeric composites in automotive and aerospace applications.

  • Features updated information on the most relevant hole-drilling methods and their potential in aircraft and other structural applications
  • Features practical guidance for the end user on how to select the most appropriate method when designing fiber-reinforced composite materials
  • Demonstrates systematic approaches and investigations on the design, development and characterization of 'composite materials'

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1. Review of Hole Making Technology for composites 2. Defects in Holes Making on Composite Panel: A Review on Delamination 3. Structural Integrity Assessment of Composite Joint
A Review 4. Drilling of Fiber Reinforced Composites
An Innovative Tool Design 5. Drilling of composite laminates using a special tool point geometry 6. Drilling of Fiber Reinforced Composites
An Innovative Tool Design 7. Application of Ultrasonic-Assisted Machining Process for Making Holes in Composite Laminates 8. Laser drilling of composite materials 9. Drilling of Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastics (GFRP) ­- An Experimental Investigation and Finite Element Study 10. Precision Punching
A New Method in Hole Making on Composite Panel 11. Single Shot Aluminum/CFRP/Aluminum Stacks Holes Drilling 12. Sustainability Issues in Hole Making Technologies: Current Practices and Challenges 13. Machinability Studies in Drilling Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites 14. Burr Assessment of Punched Holes on Al/CFRP/Al-Stacked Panel by Profile Measurement Technique 15. Electro-Discharge Drilling of Metal Matrix Composites 16. Comparison between drilling and punching in terms of quality and productivity

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Abdullah, Ahmad Baharuddin
A.B. Abdullah obtained his PhD from the Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. His research interests include precision metal forming, tool and die design, and product design and development. He has published more than 100 research papers in various international journals, and 6 books. He is actively involved as a reviewer for the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (Springer, USA), the Journal of Material Processing Technology and Measurements (Elsevier), and the Journal of Testing and Evaluation (ASTM International). He is member of the Board of Engineers Malaysia.
Sapuan, S.M.
S.M. Sapuan is Professor of Composite Materials at Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. He earned his B.Eng degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Newcastle, Australia in 1990, MSc from Loughborough University, UK in 1994, and Ph.D from De Montfort University, UK in 1998. His research interests include natural fiber composites, materials selection, and concurrent engineering. To date Prof. Sapuan has authored or co-authored more than 1300 publications international journals (629 papers), books (17), edited books (13), chapters in books (91) and conference proceedings/seminars (597 papers).
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