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ISRN Materials Science
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 624045, 6 pages
A Study on the Influence of Hot Press Forming Process Parameters on Flexural Property of Glass/PP Based Thermoplastic Composites Using Box-Behnken Experimental Design
1Department of Rural Industries and Management, Gandhigram Rural Institute, Deemed University, Gandhigram 624302, India
2PACR Polytechnic, Rajapalayam, India
Received 14 November 2013; Accepted 29 December 2013; Published 4 March 2014
Academic Editors: K. Hokamoto, J. Rubio, V. Sglavo, and N. Uekawa
Copyright © 2014 B. Senthil Kumar and Subramanian Balachandar. 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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