This volume is a compilation of data on the properties of glasses. The authors have critically examined and correlated the most reliable data on the properties of multicomponent commercial silicate glasses, vitreous silica, and binary and ternary laboratory glasses. Thermodynamic, thermal, mechanical, electrical, and transport properties are covered. Measurement methods and appropriate theories are also discussed.
Glass scientists and ceramists.
Introduction. Commercial Glasses: Vitreous Silica. Commerical Glasses. Thermodynamic and Thermal Properties: Density. Surface Tension. Coefficient of Thermal Expansion. Heat Capacity. Thermal Conductivity. Mechanical Properties: Viscosity. Elastic Properties. Microhardness. Strength. Electrical and Transport Properties: Electrical Conductivity. Dielectric Properties. Ionic Diffusion. Other Properties: Refractive Index and Dispersion. Solubility, Permeability, and Diffusion of Gases in Glass. Chemical Durability. Estimation of Properties. Appendices. Systems Index. Subject Index.
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