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'
1. Review of Hole-making Technology 2. Delamination Measurement in Hole-making: A Comprehensive Review 3. Drilling of Fiber Reinforced Composites
An Innovative Tool Design 4. Hole-making Using Wire EDM 5. Water Jet Machining 6. Friction Drilling of Aluminum Silicon Carbide Metal Matrix Composite 7. Helical Milling of Chapter 8: Milling of GFRP Composites CFRP with Aluminum Stack 9. Hole-making on GFRP using Laser Beam Cutting Technology 10. Ultrasonic-assisted Drilling of CFRP 11. Finite Element Analysis of Holes Drilling on 12. Punching
A New Method CFRP
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.
Salit, Mohd Sapuan
Mohd Sapuan Salit is currently head of the Laboratory of Biocomposite Technology, Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forst Products (INTROP), and professor of composite materials at the Universiti Putra Malaysia. His research interests include natural fiber composites, materials selection and concurrent engineering. To date he has published more than 570 journal and 580 conference/seminar papers, 17 books, 5 10 edited books and 74 chapters in books.