Chapter 15. Fracture Mechanism Map for Hot-Pressed Silicon Nitride

  1. William Smothers
  1. G. D. Quinn

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320228.ch15

Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, 7/8

Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, 7/8

How to Cite

Quinn, G. D. (1984) Fracture Mechanism Map for Hot-Pressed Silicon Nitride, in Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, 7/8 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320228.ch15

Author Information

  1. US Army Materials & Mechanics Research Center Watertown, MA 02172

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1984

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374139

Online ISBN: 9780470320228

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Keywords:

  • static fatigue;
  • hot-pressed silicon nitride;
  • semilog stress;
  • creep deformations;
  • ceramics

Summary

Hot-pressed silicon nitride (NC 132) is liable to fail in static fatigue due to slow crack growth or creep fracture. A fracture map will be presented which outlines the stress-temperature regimes for the different mechanisms.