Begin learning about matter and building blocks of life with these study guides, lab experiments, and example problems.
Carbon fiber reinforced polymers (CFRP composites) are lightweight yet strong materials. These space-age materials are very desirable and expensive.
There are numerous examples of composites and many of your household products are manufactured with FRP composites.
FRP composites have unique mechanical properties which provide benefits. Learn about the properties of fiber reinforced polymers.
Thermoset vs thermoplastic composites—what's the difference? Both have their advantages, and there is a demand for both types of composites.
Fiberglass is the backbone of the composites industry. Learn about glass fiber and what products are made with this composite.
What are the materials used in a modern airliner? Learn how composite materials and carbon fiber make the Dreamliner the most advanced passenger plane to date.
Here is a survey of the history of composite materials. Find out when the first composite was used, and how composites have changed through the years.
A composite material is the product of two or more substances to create a new and superior material. Examples of composites and their uses.
The material of choice for aerospace is carbon fiber. Learn about the composites that are dominating the future of aerospace and why.
Although first used in ancient Rome, Composite columns combine two Greek Classical Orders. Explore how this Roman column is used throughout the world.
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