Welcome to the composites collection from Elsevier. We have a long established reputation for publishing top journals in materials science and the six journals below represent some of the best in the field. To celebrate the success of the ICCM21 conference, we have handpicked a selection of high quality research and review articles for you to download and enjoy.

All papers are freely available to access on ScienceDirect until 31 December 2017.

The Composites Collection

New Journal

Composites Communications

Editor-in-Chief: L. M. Zhou

Endorsed by the Chinese Society for Composite Materials

Mechanics-based optimization of yolk-shell carbon-coated silicon nanoparticle as electrode materials for high-capacity lithium ion battery
Weiqun Lia, Qian Wang, Ke Cao, Jingjing Tang, Hongtao Wang, Limin Zhou, Haimin Yao

Nanocubic-Co3O4 coupled with nitrogen-doped carbon nanofiber network: A synergistic binder-free catalyst toward oxygen reduction reactions
Yue-E Miao, Fei Li, Hengyi Lu, Jiajie Yan, Yunpeng Huang, Tianxi Liu

A novel PVDF/graphene composite membrane based on electrospun nanofibrous film for oil/water emulsion separation
Xiaoyu Yuan, Wei Li, Haihui Liu, Na Han, Xingxiang Zhang

“White graphene” – hexagonal boron nitride based polymeric composites and their application in thermal management
Haoming Fanga, Shu-Lin Baia, Ching Ping Wong

Strain sensing of printed carbon nanotube sensors on polyurethane substrate with spray deposition modeling
Xin Wang, John Sparkman, Jihua Gou

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Composites Science and Technology

Editor-in-Chief: Tsu-Wei Chou

On the use of nanocellulose as reinforcement in polymer matrix composites
Koon-Yang Lee, Yvonne Aitomäki, Lars A. Berglund, Kristiina Oksman, Alexander Bismarck

Biomedical applications of polymer-composite materials: a review
S Ramakrishna, J Mayer, E Wintermantel, Kam W Leong

An assessment of the science and technology of carbon nanotube-based fibers and composites
Tsu-Wei Chou, Limin Gao, Erik T. Thostenson, Zuoguang Zhang, Joon-Hyung Byun

Natural fibres: can they replace glass in fibre reinforced plastics?
Paul Wambua, Jan Ivens, Ignaas Verpoest

A review on polymer nanofibers by electrospinning and their applications in nanocomposites
Zheng-Ming Huang, Y.-Z. Zhang, M. Kotaki, S. Ramakrishna

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Cement and Concrete Composites

Editor-in-Chief: Nemkumar Banthia

Bamboo as reinforcement in structural concrete elements
Khosrow Ghavami

A classification of studies on properties of foam concrete
K.Ramamurthy, E.K.Kunhanandan Nambiar, G.Indu Siva Ranjani

Quantification of crack-healing in novel bacteria-based self-healing concrete
VirginieWiktor, Henk M.Jonkers

Plant-based natural fibre reinforced cement composites: A review
Obinna Onuaguluchi, Nemkumar Banthia

Fiber-reinforced concrete: an overview after 30 years of development
Ronald F. Zollo

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Composite Structures

Editor-in-Chief: Antonio Joaquim Mendes Ferreira

A review of recent research on mechanics of multifunctional composite materials and structures
Ronald F. Gibson

A performance versus cost analysis of prepreg carbon fibre epoxy energy absorption structures
James Mereditha, Edward Bilson, Richard Powe, Ed Collings, Kerry Kirwan

Ballistic performance of composite metal foams
Matias Garcia-Avilaa, Marc Portanova, Afsaneh Rabiei

Multifunctional Material Systems: A state-of-the-art review
André Duarte B.L. Ferreira, Paulo R.O. Nóvoa, António Torres Marques

Review of advanced composite structures for naval ships and submarines
A.P. Mouritz, E Gellert, P Burchill, K Challis

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Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing

Editor-in-Chief: Michael Wisnom

Silane coupling agents used for natural fiber/polymer composites: A review
Yanjun Xiea, Callum A.S. Hill, Zefang Xiao, Holger Militz, Carsten Mai

Dispersion and functionalization of carbon nanotubes for polymer-based nanocomposites: A review
Peng-Cheng Ma, Naveed A.Siddiqui, GadMarom, Jang-KyoKim

A review of recent developments in natural fibre composites and their mechanical performance
K.L.Pickering, M.G. Aruan Efendy, T.M. Lea

Review of the recent developments in cellulose nanocomposite processing
KristiinaOksman, Yvonne Aitomäkia, Aji P. Mathew, Gilberto Siqueira, Qi Zhou, Svetlana Butylina, Supachok Tanpichai, Xiaojian Zhou, Saleh Hooshmand

Review of functionalization, structure and properties of graphene/polymer composite fibers
Xuqiang Ji, Yuanhong Xu, Wenling Zhang, Liang Cui, Jingquan Liu

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Composites Part B: Engineering

Editor-in-Chief: David Hui

Effects of particle size, particle/matrix interface adhesion and particle loading on mechanical properties of particulate–polymer composites
Shao-YunFu, Xi-Qiao Feng, Bernd Lauke, Yiu-Wing Mai

A review on the tensile properties of natural fiber reinforced polymer composites
H.Ku, H. Wang, N. Pattarachaiyakoop, M. Trada

Self-healing materials: A review of advances in materials, evaluation, characterization and monitoring techniques
D.G. Bekas, K. Tsirka, D. Baltzis, A.S. Paipetis

Influence of mechanical properties, anisotropy, surface roughness and porosity of brick on FRP debonding force
Enrico Sassoni, Serena Andreotti, Alessandro Bellini, Barbara Mazzanti, Maria Chiara Bignozzi, Claudio Mazzotti, Elisa Franzoni

3D printing of polymer matrix composites: A review and prospective
Xin Wang, Man Jiang, Zuowan Zhou, Jihua Gou, David Hui