Nondestructive Evaluation of Silicon-Nitride Ceramic Valves from Engine Duration Test

  1. Edgar Lara-Curzio,
  2. Jonathan Salem and
  3. Dongming Zhu
  1. J. G. Sun1,
  2. J. S. Trethewey2,
  3. N. S. L. Phillips2,
  4. N. N. Vanderspiegel2 and
  5. J. A. Jensen2

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470339497.ch36

Mechanical Properties and Performance of Engineering Ceramics and Composites III

Mechanical Properties and Performance of Engineering Ceramics and Composites III

How to Cite

Sun, J. G., Trethewey, J. S., Phillips, N. S. L., Vanderspiegel, N. N. and Jensen, J. A. (2007) Nondestructive Evaluation of Silicon-Nitride Ceramic Valves from Engine Duration Test, in Mechanical Properties and Performance of Engineering Ceramics and Composites III (eds E. Lara-Curzio, J. Salem and D. Zhu), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470339497.ch36

Author Information

  1. 1

    Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439

  2. 2

    Caterpillar Inc. Peoria, IL 61656

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470196335

Online ISBN: 9780470339497

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Keywords:

  • silicon-nitride ceramic valves;
  • engine duration test;
  • nondestructive evaluation;
  • photomicrographs;
  • cracks

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Automated Laser-Scattering System

  • Silicon-Nitride Ceramic Valves

  • Evaluation of SN235P Valves after 100-HR Engine Test

  • Evaluation of SN235P Valves after 500-HR Engine Test

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgment