Plastic Deformation of Ceramics by R.C. BradtPlastic Deformation of Ceramics by R.C. Bradt

Plastic Deformation of Ceramics

EditorR.C. Bradt, C.A. Brookes, J.L. Routbort

Hardcover | November 30, 1995

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This proceedings volume, "Plastic Deformation of Ceramics," constitutes the papers of an international symposium held at Snowbird, Utah from August 7-12, 1994. It was attended by nearly 100 scientists and engineers from more than a dozen countries representing academia, national laboratories, and industry. Two previous conferences on this topic were held at The Pennsylvania State University in 1974 and 1983. Therefore, the last major international conference focusing on the deformation of ceramic materials was held more than a decade ago. Since the early 1980s, ceramic materials have progressed through an evolutionary period of development and advancement. They are now under consideration for applications in engineering structures. The contents of the previous conferences indicate that considerable effort was directed towards a basic understanding of deformation processes in covalently bonded or simple oxide ceramics. However, now, more than a decade later, the focus has completely shifted. In particular, the drive for more efficient heat engines has resulted in the development of silicon-based ceramics and composite ceramics. The discovery of high-temperature cupric oxide-based superconductors has created a plethora of interesting perovskite-Iike structured ceramics. Additionally, nanophase ceramics, ceramic thin films, and various forms of toughened ceramics have potential applications and, hence, their deformation has been investigated. Finally, new and exciting areas of research have attracted interest since 1983, including fatigue, nanoindentation techniques, and superplasticity.
Title:Plastic Deformation of CeramicsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:684 pagesPublished:November 30, 1995Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306451204

ISBN - 13:9780306451201

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Table of Contents

Cracktip Plasticity and Quasibrittle Fracture of Single Crystals (P.B. Hirsch). Dislocation Dissociation in Chain Silicates (W. Skrotzki). Anelastic Behavior of Silicate Glassceramics and Partial Melts: Migration of the Amorphous Phase (T.T. Gribb, R.F. Cooper). Deformation Studies of Quasicrystals (M.J. Kramer, J.E. Shield). Deformation of Nonstoichiometric CuO Polycrystals (M.A. Boling-Risser et al.). Plastic Deformation of Bulk YBaCuO Ceramics Doped with ZrO2 (S. Pan et al.). Impression Plasticity and Creep in Hard Crystals (E.J. Brookes, C.A. Brookes). Deformation of Advanced Materials: Case of Sapphire Modified by Heavy Ion Implantation and of YBCO Superconducting Crystals (R. Nowak). Spherical Indentation as a Means for Investigating the Plastic Deformation of Ceramics (A.J. Bushby, M.V. Swain). The Nanoindentation Response of Silicon and Related Structurally-similar Materials (S.V. Hainsworth et al.). Investigation of Deptharea Relationships Associated with Nanoindentations (L. Riester, M.K. Feber). Deformation of Thin Ceramic Films Designed for Electronic Applications (R. Nowak, S. Maruno). Apparent Indentation Plasticity in Ceramic Coated Systems (P.C. Twigg et al.). 44 additional articles. Index.