Handbook of Advanced Ceramics

1st Edition

Materials, Applications, Processing and Properties


  • Shigeyuki Somiya
  • Fritz Aldinger
  • Richard Spriggs
  • Kenji Uchino
  • Kunihito Koumoto
  • Masayuki Kaneno
  • Description

    A two-volume reference set for all ceramicists, both in research and working in industry

    The only definitive reference covering the entire field of advanced ceramics from fundamental science and processing to application

    Contributions from over 50 leading researchers from around the world This new Handbook will be an essential resource for ceramicists. It includes contributions from leading researchers around the world, and includes sections on: Basic Science of Advanced Ceramic, Functional Ceramics (electro-ceramics and optoelectro-ceramics) and engineering ceramics.

    Key Features

    Contributions from over 50 leading researchers from around the world


    Ceramicists, Materials Scientists

    Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Basic Science of Advanced Ceramics; Raw Materials; Forming and Drying; Sintering; Synthesis of Single Crystals; Machining; Joining and Coating; Fracture Mechanics; Testing and Evaluation. Volume 2: Insulating Ceramics; Semiconductive Ceramics; Ionic Conductor; Piezoelectric Ceramics; Dielectric Ceramics; Magnetic Ceramics; Optoelectroceramics; Superconductive Ceramics; Engineering Ceramics; High Temperature High Strength Ceramics; Porous Ceramics for Filtration; High Hardness Wear Resistant Ceramics; Ceramic Materials for Energy Storage, Li-ion Batteries; Extruded Cordierite Honeycomb Ceramics for Environmental Application; Ceramics for Biomedical Applications; Ceramic Matrix Composites; Functionally Graded Materials; Intelligent Ceramics.


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    Academic Press
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    About the authors

    Shigeyuki Somiya

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    Fritz Aldinger

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Max Planck Institute fur Metallforshung, Germany

    Richard Spriggs

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Alfred University, USA

    Kenji Uchino

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Pennsylvania State University, USA

    Kunihito Koumoto

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Nagoya University, Japan

    Masayuki Kaneno

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Japan Ceramics Association, Japan