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Ceramics, Advanced Structural Products

  1. W. Roger Cannon1,
  2. Ernst Gugel2,
  3. Gerhard Leimer2,
  4. Gerhard Woetting2,
  5. Robert B. Heimann3

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a06_043.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Roger Cannon, W., Gugel, E., Leimer, G., Woetting, G. and Heimann, R. B. 2011. Ceramics, Advanced Structural Products. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Ceramics, Rutgers – The State University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

  2. 2

    CFI – Ceramics for Industry GmbH & Co. KG, Roedental, Germany

  3. 3

    Görlitz, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Advanced Structural Ceramics in Engineering – An Overview
3.General Mechanical Properties
3.1.Failure of Brittle Materials — Flaws
3.2.The Small Strain to Failure
3.3.Effects of Microstructure on Strength
3.4.Effects of Temperature on Strength
3.5.Wear Resistance and Hardness
4.Individual Ceramic Materials
4.1.Alumina
4.2.Zirconia
4.3.Silicon Carbide
4.4.Silicon Nitride
4.5.Boron Carbide
4.6.Ceramic–Ceramic Composites
4.7.Other Ceramic Materials
5.Manufacturing and Testing Methods
6.Uses