Concise Encyclopedia of Advanced Ceramic Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080347202, 9780080983707

Concise Encyclopedia of Advanced Ceramic Materials

1st Edition

Editors: R.J. Brook
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080347202
eBook ISBN: 9780080983707
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 8th April 1991
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Description

Selected articles: Advanced ceramic materials: an overview. Aluminum nitride. Aluminum oxide. Aluminum titanate. Automotive materials. Beta-alumina. Borides. Capacitors. Carbon and graphite. Ceramic membranes. Ceramic superconductors. Ceramics process engineering. Chemical degradation. Creep. Cutting tools. Design of powders for ceramic processing. Design with advanced ceramics. Diamond. Diffusion. Directed metal oxidation. Extrusion. Fatigue. Fiber-reinforced ceramics. Firing. Gas-phase reactions and the preparation of ceramic materials. Glass ceramics. Glass: an overview. Glasses from sol-gel monoliths. Glassy phases in ceramics. Grinding. Halides. Hardness. Hot isostatic pressing. Hot pressing: an overview. Impurities. Injection molding. Insulators: electrical conductivity. Joining of ceramic-metal systems: an overview. Lamp envelopes. Liquid-phase sintering. Magnesium and alkaline-earth oxides. Mechanical performance and lifetime prediction. Metallorganic compounds as ceramic precursors. Mixing of particulate solids. Motor vehicle turbine materials. Mullite. Nondestructive evaluation. Oxides. Perovskites. Powder characterization. Powders: chemical preparation. Powders: hydrothermal preparation. Refractory carbides. Refractory materials, metallurgical. Silica. Silicon carbide. Silicon nitride fibers. Sintering: an overview. Soft magnetic ferrites. Solid-state reactions. Substrate materials. Thermal conductivity. Thermal shock. Titanates. Traditional ceramics. Transformation toughening. Vitrification. Wear. Whiskers. Yttria. Zirconia and hafnia. List of contributors. Subject index.

Readership

For materials scientists, researchers, educators and industrialists working in technical ceramics.

Table of Contents

Selected articles: Advanced ceramic materials: an overview. Aluminum nitride. Aluminum oxide. Aluminum titanate. Automotive materials. Beta-alumina. Borides. Capacitors. Carbon and graphite. Ceramic membranes. Ceramic superconductors. Ceramics process engineering. Chemical degradation. Creep. Cutting tools. Design of powders for ceramic processing. Design with advanced ceramics. Diamond. Diffusion. Directed metal oxidation. Extrusion. Fatigue. Fiber-reinforced ceramics. Firing. Gas-phase reactions and the preparation of ceramic materials. Glass ceramics. Glass: an overview. Glasses from sol-gel monoliths. Glassy phases in ceramics. Grinding. Halides. Hardness. Hot isostatic pressing. Hot pressing: an overview. Impurities. Injection molding. Insulators: electrical conductivity. Joining of ceramic-metal systems: an overview. Lamp envelopes. Liquid-phase sintering. Magnesium and alkaline-earth oxides. Mechanical performance and lifetime prediction. Metallorganic compounds as ceramic precursors. Mixing of particulate solids. Motor vehicle turbine materials. Mullite. Nondestructive evaluation. Oxides. Perovskites. Powder characterization. Powders: chemical preparation. Powders: hydrothermal preparation. Refractory carbides. Refractory materials, metallurgical. Silica. Silicon carbide. Silicon nitride fibers. Sintering: an overview. Soft magnetic ferrites. Solid-state reactions. Substrate materials. Thermal conductivity. Thermal shock. Titanates. Traditional ceramics. Transformation toughening. Vitrification. Wear. Whiskers. Yttria. Zirconia and hafnia. List of contributors. Subject index.

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1991
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9780080983707

About the Editor

R.J. Brook

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Oxford, UK

Reviews

@qu:The quickly progressing development of ceramic materials calls for a reliable source of information even for the expert. This is superbly taken care of by the work at hand. Because it is up-to-date and of such a high standard, the encyclopedia could be described as unique. This critic can only describe it as a researchers' and teachers' must. @source:Interceram