Mechanics of Transformation Toughening and Related Topics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444819307, 9780080536040

Mechanics of Transformation Toughening and Related Topics, Volume 40

1st Edition

Authors: J.H. Andreasen B.L. Karihaloo
eBook ISBN: 9780080536040
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 1st May 1996
Page Count: 523
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Table of Contents

Preface. I. Introduction and Theory. 1. Introduction. 2. Transformation toughening materials. 3. Constitutive modelling. 4. Elastic solutions for isolated transformable spots. 5. Interaction between cracks and isolated transformable particles. 6. Modelling of cracks by dislocations. II. Transformation toughening. 7. Steady-state toughening due to dilatation. 8. R-curve analysis. 9. Three-dimensional transformation toughening. 10. Transformation zones from discrete particles. III. Related Topics. 11. Toughening in DZC. 12. Toughening in DZC by crack trapping. 13. Toughening in DZC by crack deflection. 14. Fatigue crack growth in transformation toughening ceramics. 15. Wear in ZTC. Bibliography. Author index. Subject index.


Description

Since the benefit of stress-induced tetragonal to monoclinic phase transformation of confined tetragonal zirconia particles was first recognized in 1975, the phenomenon has been widely studied and exploited in the development of a new class of materials known as transformation toughened ceramics (TTC). In all materials belonging to this class, the microstructure is so controlled that the tetragonal to monoclinic transformation is induced as a result of a high applied stress field rather than as a result of cooling the material below the martensitic start temperature.

The significance of microstructure to the enhancement of thermomechanical properties of TTC is now well understood, as are the mechanisms that contribute beneficially to their fracture toughness. The micromechanics of these mechanisms have been extensively studied and are therefore presented here in a cogent manner.

The authors also review dislocation formalism for the modelling of cracks and Eshelby's technique. In compiling this monograph the authors present the most up-to-date and complete review of the field and include several topics which have only recently been fully investigated.


Details

No. of pages:
523
Language:
English
Copyright:
© North Holland 1996
Published:
Imprint:
North Holland
eBook ISBN:
9780080536040

About the Authors

J.H. Andreasen Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

B.L. Karihaloo Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Aalborg University, Denmark