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Advanced Materials for Sports Equipment: How Advanced Materials Help Optimize Sporting Performance and Make Sport Safer (Commonwealth Ctr St. in Amer. Culture)

ADVANCED MATERIALS FOR SPORTS EQUIPMENT: HOW ADVANCED MATERIALS HELP OPTIMIZE SPORTING PERFORMANCE AND MAKE SPORT SAFER (COMMONWEALTH CTR ST. IN AMER. CULTURE)

by: Easterling, E.A.
Format: Paperback

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Product Description Practically all sports have benefited in some crucial way by the introduction of synthetic materials. Advanced Materials in Sports Equipment is a readable introduction to these new materials. The book examines the role played by advanced materials in the design, performance, appearance and safety aspects of various equipment and indicates likely future developments. Review Welcomed by everyone who wants to know about the materials hidden below the glossy finish of modern equipment - Nature; Easterling writes for lay readers in sports medicine, design or materials - Reference & Research Book News; A seminal theme throughout, and one understated by the title, is the importance of effective interaction between materials science, design, and bioengineering in producing these items of equipment...provides an interesting and entertaining introductory read...an enjoyable and worthwhile book, particularly in its emphasis on the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach to design - Materials World; From initial functionality concepts through design, manufacture and testing the reader is gently led through each of the stages in a most readable and enjoyable fashion...For those involved in education it provides a number of case studies which should prove to be welcome distractions from the usually analytical design problems. For others it is a good and interesting read - Composite Structures

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Product Code: 9780412401206
ISBN: 0412401207
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: 1992-11-30
Number of Pages: 127 pages
Languages: english
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993
Dimension: 6.1 x 0.47 x 9.21 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.54 pounds