Ceramic Materials and Components for Engines

Ceramic Materials and Components for Engines

Editor(s): Jürgen G. Heinrich, Fritz Aldinger

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

Print ISBN: 9783527304165

Online ISBN: 9783527612765

DOI: 10.1002/9783527612765

About this Book

Several ceramic parts have already proven their suitability for serial application in automobile engines in very impressive ways, especially in Japan, the USA and in Germany. However, there is still a lack of economical quality assurance concepts. Recently, a new generation of ceramic components, for the use in energy, transportation and environment systems, has been developed. The efforts are more and more system oriented in this field. The only possibility to manage this complex issue in the future will be interdisciplinary cooperation. Chemists, physicists, material scientists, process engineers, mechanical engineers and engine manufacturers will have to cooperate in a more intensive way than ever before. The R&D activities are still concentrating on gas turbines and reciprocating engines, but also on brakes, bearings, fuel cells, batteries, filters, membranes, sensors and actuators as well as on shaping and cutting tools for low expense machining of ceramic components.
This book summarizes the scientific papers of the 7th International Symposium "Ceramic Materials and Components for Engines". Some of the most fascinating new applications of ceramic meterials in energy, transportation and environment systems are presented. The proceedings shall lead to new ideas for interdisciplinary activities in the future.

Table of contents

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    2. Ceramic Components for Metal Forming Tools (pages 133–138)

      Eckart Doege, Lutz Barnert, Torsten Hallfeldt, Steffen Kulp and Tobias Neumaier

    3. Reliability and Reproducibility of Silicon Nitride Valves: Experiences of a Field Test (pages 181–185)

      Gerhard Wötting, Jürgen Hennicke, Helmut Feuer, Karl-Heinz Thiemann, Dieter Vollmer, Erwin Fechter, Frank Sticher and Andreas Geyer

    4. Green Machining of Aluminum Oxide Ceramics (pages 371–376)

      Fritz Klocke, Dietmar Pähler, Christoph Schippers and Christian Schmidt

    5. Processing and Properties of TiC-Ni3Al Composites (pages 611–615)

      T. N. Tiegs, J. L. Schroeder, P. A. Menchhofer, F. C. Montgomery, D. L. Barker, F. Goranson and D. E. Wittmer

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