biocomposites

International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering, ICMAAE11

The Faculty of Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia is organizing this International Conference to bring together researchers and engineering professionals from all over the globe to meet and deliberate in the beautiful green city of Kuala Lumpur.

Date: May 17, 2011 - May 19, 2011
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Web Page: http://www.iiu.edu.my/icmaae/2011/
Contact Email: icmaae@gmail.com
Organizer: Mechanical Engineering Dept., Faculty of Engineering, International Islamic University
Deadlines: December 15, 2010 (abstract), April 1, 2011 (registration)


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Mechanical properties of unidirectional nanocomposites with non-uniformly/randomly staggered platelet distribution

Unidirectional nanocomposite structures with parallel staggered platelet reinforcements are widely observed in natural biological materials. Our recent paper, published in J. Mech. Phys. Solids, is aimed at an investigation of the stiffness, strength, failure strain and energy storage capacity of a unidirectional nanocomposite with non-uniformly or randomly staggered platelet distribution.


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