1. Ceramics: Definition and Characteristics

  1. Bikramjit Basu1,2 and
  2. Kantesh Balani1

Published Online: 7 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118037300.ch1

Advanced Structural Ceramics

Advanced Structural Ceramics

How to Cite

Basu, B. and Balani, K. (2011) Ceramics: Definition and Characteristics, in Advanced Structural Ceramics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118037300.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

  2. 2

    Materials Research Center, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470497111

Online ISBN: 9781118037300

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Keywords:

  • ceramics nature;
  • ceramics classification;
  • structural ceramic application

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Materials Classification

  • Historical Perspective; Definition and Classification of Ceramics

  • Properties of Structural Ceramics

  • Applications of Structural Ceramics

  • References