1. Introduction: Need to reinforce polymers, particulate, short and continuous fiber and nano fibers reinforced composites based on thermoplastic and thermoset matrices.
2. Particulate Polymeric Composites: Principles of reinforcing filler and particle selection, incorporation and packing of reinforcement particles, melt flow and rheology of particulate polymeric composites and their processing. Extrusion, Compounding, and Injection molding, Properties, statistical mechanics and semi-empirical equations for mechanical properties; Applications.
3. Short Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Composites: Short Synthetic and Natural Fibers as Reinforcement Materials and their selection, orientation and its effects on reinforcement efficiency, melt flow and rheology of particulate polymeric composites and their processing. Extrusion, Compounding, and Injection molding, Properties, interface, compatibilizer, matrix modification, fiber treatment, statistical mechanics and semiempirical equations for mechanical properties; Applications.
4. Continuous Fiber Reinforced Thermoset Polymeric Composites: Thermosetting matrix resins, Reinforcing Fibers : Carbon, glass, kevlar, silica, boron fibers, fiber forms, orientation, aspect ratio, mats, fiber-matrix interphase, adhesion, interface improvement, interfacial agents, fiber surface treatment, matrix modification compatibilizer, Fabrication techniques processes and equipment, compression moulding, pultrusion and advanced processing properties and statistical mechanics, semi empirical equations for mechanical properties; Applications.
5. Continuous Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Polymeric Composites: Thermoplastic resins, interphase, adhesion, interface improvement, interfacial agents, fiber surface treatment and matrix modification compatibilizer, Fabrication techniques processes and equipment, Applications.
6. Nano Composites: Fillers: Plate, equi-axed, inorganic fillers, carbon and other nano tubes. Matrices: Engineering, high tech and liquid crystal polymer matrices. Processing; Direct and solution mixing, in-situ polymerization.
7. Applications: Fire resistant, high temperature, automobile, and aerospace applications.
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