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Composite Materials provide us the unique opportunity toengineering material with required Designer properties.Combination of two or more constituents to perform betterthan individual constituents.
Macroscopically homogeneous and microscopically inhomogeneous.Homogeneous atnlength scale and heterogeneous at(n-1)length scale.
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