This book highlights the advancements in the manufacture and testing of functional composites, metal matrix composites and polymer matrix composites. Chapters provide information about machinability studies of metals and composites using a variety of analytical techniques. The 12 book chapters also highlight updates in manufacturing technologies like CNC turning processes, electrical discharge machining, end milling, abrasive jet machining, electro chemical machining, additive manufacturing, and resistance spot welding. Readers will learn how to solve applied problems in industrial processing and applications.
The book is of significant interest to industrialists working on the basic and experimental parameters for fabricating functional composites and manufacturing technology. Because of the multidisciplinary nature of the presented topics, the information presented in the book is of value to a broad audience involved in research, including materials scientists, chemists, physicists, manufacturing and chemical engineers and processing specialists who are involved and interested in the frontiers of composite materials.