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Durability of Ceramic-Matrix Composites - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081030219, 9780081030226

Durability of Ceramic-Matrix Composites

1st Edition

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Author: Li Longbiao
Paperback ISBN: 9780081030219
eBook ISBN: 9780081030226
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 11th February 2020
Page Count: 478
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction and overview of ceramic-matrix composites
2. Matrix cracking of ceramic
3. Tensile strength of ceramic-matrix composites
4. Interface debonding and sliding of ceramic-matrix composites
5. Damage evolution of ceramic-matrix composites under cyclic fatigue loading
6. Fatigue life prediction of ceramic-matrix composites based on hysteresis dissipated energy


Durability of Ceramic-Matrix Composites presents the latest information on these high-temperature structural materials and their outstanding advantages over more conventional materials, including their high specific strength, high specific modulus, high temperature resistance and good thermal stability. The critical nature of the application of these advanced materials makes it necessary to have a complete understanding of their characterization.

This book focuses explicitly on the durability of CMCs and will be extremely valuable for materials scientists and engineers who are dealing with the simulation of durability response and fatigue of ceramic matrix composites.

Key Features

  • Provides the latest theoretical and applied research in the field of ceramic matrix composites, particularly as it relates to usage in aerospace propulsion systems
  • Presents extensive information on the micromechanics of damage evolution, lifetime prediction and durability in ceramic matrix composites
  • Details parameter studies that are valuable for materials development and lifetime durability studies


Materials scientists and engineers working with simulation of the durability of CMC in mechanical and aerospace engineering


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About the Author

Li Longbiao

College of Civil Aviation, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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College of Civil Aviation, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics