Chapter 11. Oxides

  1. John J. Gilman

Published Online: 23 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470446836.ch11

Chemistry and Physics of Mechanical Hardness

Chemistry and Physics of Mechanical Hardness

How to Cite

Gilman, J. J. (2009) Oxides, in Chemistry and Physics of Mechanical Hardness, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470446836.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470226520

Online ISBN: 9780470446836

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Keywords:

  • crystal structure of Al2O3, consisting close-packed oxygen atoms;
  • talc - hydrated magnesium silicate;
  • hardnesses of simple oxides - proportional to heat of formation densities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Silicates

  • Cubic Oxides

  • Hexagonal (Rhombohedral) Oxides

  • Comparison of Transition Metal Oxides with “Hard Metals”

  • References