chapter  10
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UPDATE ON CNT/POLYMER NANO-COMPOSITES: FROM THEORY TO APPLICATIONS

ByA. K. Haghi

Abstract ................................................................................................. 182 10.1 Introduction ................................................................................ 182 10.2 Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) and Nano

Composite Properties ................................................................. 183 10.3 Classification of CNT/Polymer Nanocomposites ...................... 184 10.4 Molecular Structure of CNTs ..................................................... 185 10.5 Structural Characteristics of Carbon Nanotubes ........................ 189 10.6 Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes ...................................... 191 10.7 Mechanics of Carbon Nanotubes ............................................... 192 10.8 Nanotube-Based Polymer Composites ...................................... 197 10.9 Modeling and Simulation Techniques ........................................ 200 Keywords .............................................................................................. 244 References ............................................................................................. 245

ABSTRACT

In this chapter, an update on the modeling and mechanical properties of CNT/polymer nano-composites is presented. A very comprehensive references and further reading is also provided at the end of this chapter.