Chapter 6. The A. I. Andrews Memorial Lecture: Ceramics in the Space Shuttle

  1. William Smothers
  1. James I. Mueller

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470318751.ch6

Proceedings of the 43rd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 3, Issue 5/6

Proceedings of the 43rd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 3, Issue 5/6

How to Cite

Mueller, J. I. (2008) The A. I. Andrews Memorial Lecture: Ceramics in the Space Shuttle, in Proceedings of the 43rd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 3, Issue 5/6 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470318751.ch6

Author Information

  1. Ceramic Engineering Division University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1982

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470373958

Online ISBN: 9780470318751

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Keywords:

  • proceedings;
  • presentation;
  • accompanied;
  • stress;
  • consisting

Summary

The performance requirements for components on reusable space vehicles are specified. The unique properties of ceramic materials that are useful for space exposure are set forth. Benefits from this program are reported.