By Krishan K. Chawla
The first variation of this e-book got here out in 1987, delivering an built-in cov erage of the sphere of composite fabrics. i'm gratified on the reception it receivedat the arms of the scholars and school. the second one version follows an analogous layout because the first one, specifically, a well-balanced therapy of fabrics and mechanics features of composites, with due reputation of the significance of the processing. the second one version is an absolutely revised, up-to-date, and enlarged variation of this prevalent textual content. There are a few new chapters, and others were introduced updated in gentle of the extensivework performed within the decade because ebook of the 1st version. many of us who used the 1st version as a lecture room textual content suggested me to incorporate a few solved examination ples. In deference to their needs i've got performed so. i'm sorry that it took me this type of very long time to arrange the second one variation. issues are occurring at a truly quickly speed within the box of composites, and there's no query lot of very fascinating and significant paintings has been performed some time past decade or so. Out of necessity, one needs to restrict the quantity of fabric to be integrated in a textbook. nevertheless view, it took me even more time than I antici pated. during this moment version, i've got resisted the temptation to hide the complete waterfront.