Study of Factors Affecting the Lengths of Surface Cracks in Silicon Nitride Introduced by Vickers Indentation

  1. Edgar Lara-Curzio,
  2. Jonathan Salem and
  3. Dongming Zhu
  1. Hiroyuki Miyazaki,
  2. Hideki Hyuga,
  3. Yu-ichi Yoshizawa,
  4. Kiyoshi Hirao and
  5. Tatsuki Ohji

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470339497.ch38

Mechanical Properties and Performance of Engineering Ceramics and Composites III

Mechanical Properties and Performance of Engineering Ceramics and Composites III

How to Cite

Miyazaki, H., Hyuga, H., Yoshizawa, Y.-i., Hirao, K. and Ohji, T. (2007) Study of Factors Affecting the Lengths of Surface Cracks in Silicon Nitride Introduced by Vickers Indentation, 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.ch38

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:

  • surface cracks;
  • silicon nitride;
  • vickers indentation;
  • fracture resistance;
  • crack tips

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental Procedure

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgment