7. Microstructural Effects

  1. Stephen W. Freiman and
  2. John J. Mecholsky Jr.

Published Online: 22 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118147757.ch7

The Fracture of Brittle Materials: Testing and Analysis

The Fracture of Brittle Materials: Testing and Analysis

How to Cite

Freiman, S. W. and Mecholsky, J. J. (2012) Microstructural Effects, in The Fracture of Brittle Materials: Testing and Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118147757.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470155868

Online ISBN: 9781118147757

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Keywords:

  • microstructural effects;
  • toughening mechanisms;
  • surface tractions, crack bridging

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Grain Size and Orientation Effects

  • Toughening Mechanisms

  • R-Curves

  • Summary

  • Questions for Chapter 7