Chapter 5. Processing and Properties of Structural Silicon Carbide

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. T. J. Whalen

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320358.ch5

Proceedings of the 13th Automotive Materials Conference: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 9/10

Proceedings of the 13th Automotive Materials Conference: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 9/10

How to Cite

Whalen, T. J. (1986) Processing and Properties of Structural Silicon Carbide, in Proceedings of the 13th Automotive Materials Conference: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 9/10 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320358.ch5

Author Information

  1. Research Staff, Ford Motor Co. Dearborn, MI 48121

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1986

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374689

Online ISBN: 9780470320358

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Keywords:

  • structural silicon carbide;
  • powder characterization;
  • microstructure;
  • structural ceramic;
  • oxidizing atmospheres

Summary

Silicon carbide is one of the leading candidates as a structural ceramic in heat engines. The importance of powder characterization and processing in the fabrication of structural silicon carbide material is discussed. The properties of silicon carbide as a function of phases and microstructure are presented.