27. Failure Modes: Performance and Service Requirements for Ceramics

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. Dietrich Munz

Published Online: 8 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch27

Handbook of Materials Selection

Handbook of Materials Selection

How to Cite

Munz, D. (2002) Failure Modes: Performance and Service Requirements for Ceramics, in Handbook of Materials Selection (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. doi: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch27

Editor Information

  1. Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., Albany, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. Universität Karlsruhe, Institut für Zuverlässigkeit und, Schadenskunde im Maschinenbau, Karlsruhe, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471359241

Online ISBN: 9780470172551



  • microstructural residual stresses;
  • linear elastic fracture mechanics;
  • scatter of strength and lifetime;
  • time-dependent transient temperature;
  • mechanism of creep rupture


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Flaws

  • Fracture Mechanics

  • Strength

  • Delayed Failure

  • Scatter of Strength and Lifetime

  • Design Applying Multiaxial Weibull Statistics

  • Materials Selection for Thermal Shock Conditions

  • Failure at High Temperatures

  • References