15. The Possible Roles of Stoichiometry, Microstructure, and Defects on the Mechanical Behavior of Boron Carbide

  1. Lisa Prokurat Franks
  1. Ryan McCuiston1,
  2. Jerry LaSalvia1,
  3. James McCauley1 and
  4. William Mayo2

Published Online: 1 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470456286.ch15

Advances in Ceramic Armor IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 29, Issue 6

Advances in Ceramic Armor IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 29, Issue 6

How to Cite

McCuiston, R., LaSalvia, J., McCauley, J. and Mayo, W. (2008) The Possible Roles of Stoichiometry, Microstructure, and Defects on the Mechanical Behavior of Boron Carbide, in Advances in Ceramic Armor IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 29, Issue 6 (ed L. P. Franks), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470456286.ch15

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory, AMSRD-ARL-WM-MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005

  2. 2

    Rutgers University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 607 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 DEC 2008

Book Series:

  1. Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings

Book Series Editors:

  1. Tatsuki Ohji and
  2. Andrew Wereszczak

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470344972

Online ISBN: 9780470456286

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Keywords:

  • boron carbide;
  • damage nucleation;
  • stoichiometry;
  • density functional theory;
  • boron carbide polymorphs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Powder Impurities

  • Boron-Carbon Stoichiometry

  • Microstructural Defects

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References