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Special Issue "Modeling and Experimental Characterization of Nanocomposite Materials"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (25 September 2019).
Assoc. Prof. Homayoun Hadavinia Website E-Mail
Director of Postgraduate Research Coordinator, School of Engineering and Environment, Kingston University London, Friars Avenue, London SW15 3DW, UK
Phone: (+44) 20 8417 4864
Interests: Polymer composite materials; Nanocomposites; Fatigue of polymer composites; Multiscale modeling
The possibilities to enhance the desired properties of composites by additive nanoscale secondary reinforcement attracted a large amount of interest, both in the research arena and in industrial applications. The research in this field has been oriented towards experimental, theoretical and numerical modeling. As a result, great progress has been made on many fronts, including manufacturing processes and scaling up; characterizing the interface between the additives and the matrix; functionalizing the nanoparticles to enhance the bonding with the matrix and better dispersion, characterizing the mechanical, thermal and electrical properties; and theoretical/computational analysis of nanocomposite responses under different types of loading, either embedded in the fiber composites or as a polymer nanocomposites.
This Special Issue will bring together researchers from different branches of science and engineering disciplines, working on experiments and modeling of nanocomposites into one volume. The Guest Editor welcomes papers dedicated to experimental, computational and theoretical aspects dealing with many important state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies regarding the synthesis, fabrication, characterization, properties, design, applications, and both finite element analysis and molecular dynamic simulations of nanocomposite materials and structures. Full papers covering novel topics, extending the frontiers of the science and technology of nanoreinforced composites are encouraged. Reviews covering topics of major interest will be also considered.
Assoc. Prof. Homayoun Hadavinia
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Multiscale modeling