Lau, Alan K. T. and Ho, Mabel M. P. (2011) Recent research trend in natural-fibre composites. JEC Composites (67). pp. 50-52. ISSN 1639-965X
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Since the mid 50’s, interest in research and engineering has been shifting from traditional monolithic materials to fibre-reinforced polymer-based materials due to their unique advantages of high strength-to-weight ratio, non-corrosive properties and high fracture toughness for aerospace and military applications.
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|Additional Information:||c. Journal and Exhibition Composites (JEC).|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||composites; aircraft material; strength to weight; transport costs; non-renewable; non-biodegradable; non-recyclable|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||09 Engineering > 0912 Materials Engineering > 091202 Composite and Hybrid Materials|
09 Engineering > 0901 Aerospace Engineering > 090102 Aerospace Materials
09 Engineering > 0907 Environmental Engineering > 090799 Environmental Engineering not elsewhere classified
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering|
|Deposited On:||22 May 2012 16:07|
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