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Title: Controlled impact tests on composite materials : damage development and energy analysis
Author: Sofocleous, Katerina
ISNI:       0000 0001 3469 976X
Awarding Body: University of Surrey
Current Institution: University of Surrey
Date of Award: 2008
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In addition to their many advantages, one of the disadvantages of composite materials is that they can have low impact resistance due to their brittle nature. Recently there has been growing interest in the use of shape memory alloys (SMAs) to reinforce composites subjected to impact.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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