Analogy Between Mechanical and Dielectric Strength Distributions for BaTiO3 Ceramics

Authors

  • Kimihiro Yamashita,

    1. Department of Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113, Japan
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    • McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

  • Kunihito Koumoto,

    1. Department of Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113, Japan
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      Member, the American Ceramic Society.

  • Hiroaki Yanagida,

    1. Department of Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113, Japan
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      Member, the American Ceramic Society.

  • Takashi Hamano

    1. Department of Industrial Chemistry, Chiba Institute of Technology, Tsudanuma, Narashino-shi, Chiba 275, Japan
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    • Narumi Seito Co. Ltd., Denjiyama, Narumi-cho, Midori-ku Nagoya 458, Japan.


  • ContributinF Editor—A.G. Evans

  • Supported by the Ministry of Education, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research No. 56430022.

Abstract

Mechanical and dielectric strengths were measured for BaTiO3, ceramics at room temperature. The results were evaluated in terms of Weibull statistics, and a clear analogy between the mechanical and dielectric strength distributions was found.

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