Fracture Mechanics of Ceramics

Hardcover | October 31, 1996

EditorR.C. Bradt, D.P.H. Hasselman, D. Munz

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Volumes 11 and 12 of the series contain the 90 papers of an international symposium in Karlsruhe, Germany, in July 1995, which continued the investigation of failure behavior in monolithic engineering ceramics and reinforced ceramics. Addresses recent developments in the understanding and modelling of the fracture processes in brittle materials. In addition to those identified in the subtitle, the main themes include surface effects, composite materials, high-temperature behavior, ceramic- metal joints, and fatigue. The 46 papers of this volume discuss utilization techniques for structural ceramics, characterizing the process zone in a structural ceramic, the non-linear behavior and fracture energy of ceramics, new fracture statistics for brittle materials, and other topics. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Volumes 11 and 12 of the series contain the 90 papers of an international symposium in Karlsruhe, Germany, in July 1995, which continued the investigation of failure behavior in monolithic engineering ceramics and reinforced ceramics. Addresses recent developments in the understanding and modelling of the fracture processes in brittle ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:600 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.04 inPublished:October 31, 1996Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306453789

ISBN - 13:9780306453786

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Utilization Techniques for Structural Ceramics (M. Matsui). Distribution of Crack Face Bridging Tractions and the Shielding Stress Intensity Factor for Bridged Cracks (H. Basoalto et al.). Process Zone Modeling of Polycrystalline Alumina (D.K. Tran et al.). Rcurve Measurement of Alumina Using Straight Notched or Indented Bending Bars (S. Sakaguchi). Size Dependence of the Rcurve of Quasibrittle Materials (E.H. Lutz et al.). Renotching: An Important Tool to the Rcurve Study of Ceramics (E.H. Lutz, M. Sakai). Process Zone Characterization in a Structural Ceramic (J.C. Hay, K.W. White). Simulation of Crack Propagation Behavior in Polycrystalline Materials (B.N. Kim et al.). Fracture Mechanics Evaluation of Ceramics by Stable Crack Propagation in Bend Bar Specimens (T. Nishida et al.). Near Crack Tip Bridging by the Precipitate Phase in MgPSZ (M. Hoffman et al.). Calculation of Phase Transformation Zones and Residual COD Fields in Transformation Toughened Zirconia (T. Fett). Fracture Mechanics and Microscopy Study on Highpurity Polycrystalline Silicon Nitride (G. Pezzotti et al.). Toughness Determination from Stable Growth of Long and Short Cracks in Si3N4 Ceramics (R. Kurth et al.). The Crackface Bridging of Brittle Matrix Composites (J.W. Cao, M. Sakai). 32 additional articles. Index.