10. Overview of Toughening Mechanisms in Ceramics

  1. John B. Wachtman,
  2. W. Roger Cannon and
  3. M. John Matthewson

Published Online: 11 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470451519.ch10

Mechanical Properties of Ceramics, Second Edition

Mechanical Properties of Ceramics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Wachtman, J. B., Cannon, W. R. and Matthewson, M. J. (2009) Overview of Toughening Mechanisms in Ceramics, in Mechanical Properties of Ceramics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470451519.ch10

Author Information

  1. Rutgers University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471735816

Online ISBN: 9780470451519

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Keywords:

  • toughening by crack deflection;
  • toughening mechanisms in ceramics;
  • crack tip shielding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Toughening by Crack Deflection

  • Toughening by Crack Bowing

  • General Remarks on Crack Tip Shielding