Chapter 10. Si/SiC Ceramic Composites: Properties and Applications

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. R. L. Mehan,
  2. W. B. Hillig and
  3. C. R. Morelock

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470291030.ch10

Proceedings of the 2nd and 3rd Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Materials: Ceramic and Engineering Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issue 7/8

Proceedings of the 2nd and 3rd Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Materials: Ceramic and Engineering Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issue 7/8

How to Cite

Mehan, R. L., Hillig, W. B. and Morelock, C. R. (1980) Si/SiC Ceramic Composites: Properties and Applications, in Proceedings of the 2nd and 3rd Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Materials: Ceramic and Engineering Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issue 7/8 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470291030.ch10

Author Information

  1. Corporate Research and Development Center General Electric Co., Schenectady, N.Y. 12301

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470373842

Online ISBN: 9780470291030

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Keywords:

  • silcomp;
  • carbide composite;
  • prototype hardware;
  • automobile;
  • silcomp behavior

Summary

Structure-property relations in Silcomp* silicon/silicon carbide composite material are reviewed. Prototype hardware made for gas turbine combustors and automobile vanes is discussed. New physical property data are presented and new interpretations of Silcomp behavior are included.