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This book begins with a description of the methods for evaluating different self-healing approaches efficiencies. Next some examples of different approaches proposed to heal the thermoplastic systems are discussed and this is followed by covering the preparation and characterisation of self-healing of thermosetting systems. A particular emphasis is given to space applications. The book concludes by considering future research.

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Inspec keywords: composite materials; aerospace engineering; polymers; intelligent materials; space debris; materials preparation; biomimetics; aerospace materials

Other keywords: materials preparation; polymeric composites; thermoplastic systems; self-healing materials; thermosetting systems; impact testing; space debris; space missions; aerospace materials

Subjects: Other topics in aerospace; Aerospace industry; Engineering materials; Intelligent materials (engineering materials science); Intelligent materials; Composite materials (engineering materials science); Preparation of reinforced polymers and polymer-based composites; Polymers and plastics (engineering materials science)

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