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International Journal of Polymer Science
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 592906, 10 pages
Effect of Different Parameters on Mechanical and Erosion Wear Behavior of Bamboo Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composites
1School of Engineering and Technology, IGNOU, New Delhi 110068, India
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, N I T, Hamirpur 177005, India
3Department of Mechanical Engineering, N I T, Orissa, Rourkela 769008, India
Received 30 March 2011; Revised 15 May 2011; Accepted 14 June 2011
Academic Editor: Bibin Mathew Cherian
Copyright © 2011 Anu Gupta et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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