Accession Number : ADB073609

Title :   Introduction to Metal Matrix Composite Materials.

Descriptive Note : MMCIAC tutorial series,

Corporate Author : METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES INFORMATION ANALYSIS CENTER SANTA BARBARA CA

Personal Author(s) : Schoutens,Jacques E.

Report Date : JUN 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 635

Abstract : The purpose of this tutorial is to provide a general introduction to metal matrix composite (MMC) materials and technology to individuals who have had little or no previous training in the field. This tutorial is also designed to acquaint new Department of Defense (DOD) contractors assigned to MMC programs with the breadth of the field and as a refresher for materials scientists and engineers who need a review of MMC technology.

Descriptors :   *Composite materials, *Matrix materials, *Metals, *Fiber reinforcement, *Structural properties, Tensile strength, Stiffness, Fatigue life, Wear resistance, Weight, Corrosion resistance, Thermal expansion, Residual stress, Modulus of elasticity, Thermal conductivity, Mechanical properties, Physical properties, High temperature, Particulates, Whisker composites, Microstructure, Costs, Fabrication

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE