Tuesday, November 14, 2006: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Yerba Buena Ballroom 6 (Marriott San Francisco)
#180 - Composites I (08F05)
This session will cover new developments in the processing, structure, and properties of polymeric composite systems. Areas of particular emphasis include nanocomposites, interface/interphase phenomena, environmentally friendly composites, multifunctional material systems, and polymeric composite systems for electronic applications.
Chair:John J. La Scala
CoChair:Gautham Parthasarathy
8:30 AMWelcoming Remarks
8:35 AMMechanical Studies of Cellulose Nanocrystals-Polymer Composite Thin Films
Lang Sui, Paul Podsiadlo, Nicholas A. Kotov, John Kieffer
8:55 AMNovel Approach for Joining Carbon-Carbon Composites Using High-Temperature Heterogeneous Combustion Reactions
Jeremiah D.E. White, Alexander S. Mukasyan, Mark L. LaForest, Allen H. Simpson
9:15 AMPreparation, Structure, and Properties of Nanoparticles and Long Fibers Reinforced Thermoset Composites
Gang Zhou, L. James Lee
9:35 AMTitle: Modeling of Polymer Melts Containing Short and Long Glass Fiber. Part II: the Simulation of Injection Molded Parts
Gregorio M. Velez, Aaron P. R. Eberle, Dr. Donald G. Baird, Peter Wapperom
9:55 AMInterlayer Toughening of Vinyl Ester Matrix Composites Using Electrospun Nano- and Meso- Fibers
E. Jason Robinette, Steven H. McKnight, Giuseppe R. Palmese
10:15 AMExperimental Investigations of the Protection Capabilities of Novel Chemical Protective Substrates
Utkarsh.R. Sata, Senthil Chinnasami, Lohit Shastri, George P. Cobb, S. S. Ramkumar, Gopal Coimbatore
10:35 AMEnvironmentally Friendly Polymers and Composites for Military Applications
John J. La Scala, Philip Myers, Yong Ho Bae, Felicia Levine, Stephen Andersen, John Gillespie Jr., Ken Patterson, Lawrence Coulter, Roger Crane, Michael Starks, Jorge Gomez, James M. Sands, Giuseppe R. Palmese
10:55 AMConcluding Remarks

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