6. Microstructural Design of Ceramics: Theory and Experiment

  1. Prof. Dr. Ralf Riedel2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. I-Wei Chen3
  1. Gayle S. Painter and
  2. Paul F. Becher

Published Online: 29 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527631926.ch6

Ceramics Science and Technology, Volume 1: Structures

Ceramics Science and Technology, Volume 1: Structures

How to Cite

Painter, G. S. and Becher, P. F. (2008) Microstructural Design of Ceramics: Theory and Experiment, in Ceramics Science and Technology, Volume 1: Structures (eds R. Riedel and I.-W. Chen), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527631926.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    TU Darmstadt, Institut für Materialwissenschaft, Petersenstr. 23, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany

  2. 3

    University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering, 3231 Walnut Street, 19104-6272 Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennesee 37831-6114, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527311552

Online ISBN: 9783527631926

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Keywords:

  • microstructural design;
  • ceramics;
  • theory;
  • experiment;
  • determinants;
  • ceramic microstructure;
  • factors;
  • amorphous phases;
  • silicon nitride ceramics;
  • intergranular films in silicon nitride

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • An Introduction to Ceramics

  • Determinants of Ceramic Microstructure

  • Factors in Microstructural Design

  • Amorphous Phases in Ceramics

  • Silicon Nitride Ceramics: A Model System

  • Theory and Modeling of Ceramics

  • A Case Study in Theory and Modeling: Intergranular Films in Silicon Nitride

  • Outlook

  • References