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Composite materials: Reinforcing metal with ceramics

By Martin Grolms / March 8, 2012

Sample metal–ceramic composite honeycomb macrostructures. Credit: C. Weigelt et al.; Adv. Eng. Mater. The combination of two or more different materials offers a range of advantages. Regarding crashworthiness, for instance, composite materials enable manifold possibilities for micro- and macrostructure designs. They can be adapted for the intended application and required characteristics. Crashworthiness is concerned with the absorption…

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