High-temperature Structural Materials by Robert CahnHigh-temperature Structural Materials by Robert Cahn

High-temperature Structural Materials

byRobert Cahn

Paperback | November 5, 2012

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Conventional materials, such as nickel based alloys, will not be able to match the required performance specifications for the future generation of high temperature materials. This book reviews the characteristics and potential of a wide range of candidate superalloy replacements, such as ceramics, intermetallics, and their composites. Particular attention is devoted to the problems of processing and design with these materials.
Title:High-temperature Structural MaterialsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:211 pagesPublished:November 5, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401042616

ISBN - 13:9789401042611

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Table of Contents

Nickel-base superalloys: current status and potential - M McLean. Materials requirements for high-temperature structures in the 21st century - J C Williams. Materials selection to resist creep - M F Ashby and C A Abel. Reliability of structural ceramics - M Knechtel, N Claussen and J Rodel. Ceramic matrix composites - R R Naslain. Multiphase intermetallics - R W Cahn. Ceramics and ceramic composites as high-temperature structural materials: challenges and opportunities - A G Evans. Quantum mechanical predictions in intermetallics modelling - D Nguyen Manh, A M Bratkovsky and D G Pettifor. Phase diagram calculations for high temperature structural materials - N Saunders. Process modelling and microstructure - M Rappaz and Ch-A Gandin. Mechanical testing of high-temperature materials: modelling data-scatter - B F Dyson. Effect of matrix cracking on the overall thermal conductivity of fibre-reinforced composites - T J Lu and J W Hutchinson. High-temperature mechanism-based design - F A Leckie.

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Researchers in the field of High-Temperature Structural Materials working in the industry or in academia will read the book High-Temperature Structural Materials...with great interest...I can recommend [this book] without any reservations to all my colleagues. - Zeitschrift fuer Metallkunde; It will make excellent reading for postgraduate students. - Materials World