12. Toughening by Transformation

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

Published Online: 11 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470451519.ch12

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) Toughening by Transformation, in Mechanical Properties of Ceramics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470451519.ch12

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 transformation;
  • shear-dilatant transformation theory;
  • transformation-toughened ceramics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Facts of Transformation Toughening

  • Theory of Transformation Toughening

  • Shear-Dilatant Transformation Theory

  • Grain-Size-Dependent Transformation Behavior

  • Application of Theory to Ca-Stabilized Zirconia

  • Problems