This topical book, containing as it does state-of-the-art reviews, neatly encompasses the current status of research into ceramic materials.
The topics covered include: Thermal barrier coatings on nickel superalloy substrates; Silicon nitride ceramics; Challenges to the integration of piezoelectric ceramics into micro-electromechanical systems; When should microwaves be used to process technical ceramics?; Ceramic and glass matrix composites containing carbon nanotubes; Stresses in multilayered ceramics subjected to biaxial flexure; Advanced nano-scale metrology for the characterization of ceramic materials in the scanning electron microscope; Finite element calculation of sintering deformation using limited experimental data; Microstructural modeling of ferroelectric materials: state-of-the-art challenges and opportunities; Processing, microstructure and properties of nanograin barium titanate ceramics by spark plasma sintering.
These authoritative articles represent critical overviews of the most important developments made in ceramic science and technology, and will be of lasting interest and value.
Materials Science Forum
Advances in Ceramic Materials
Papers published in this volume: Preface
Thermal Barrier Coatings on Nickel Superalloy Substrates
X. Zhao, Ping Xiao
Silicon Nitride Ceramics
Challenges in Integration of Piezoelectric Ceramics in Micro Electromechanical Systems
When Should Microwaves Be Used to Process Technical Ceramics?
Jon Binner, Bala Vaidhyanathan
Ceramic and Glass Matrix Composites Containing Carbon Nanotubes
Johann Cho, Aldo R. Boccaccini
Stresses in Multilayered Ceramics Subjected to Biaxial Flexure Tests
Advanced Nano-Scale Metrology for the Characterization of Ceramic Materials in the Scanning Electron Microscope
Giuseppe Pezzotti, Atsuo Matsutani, Maria Chiara Munisso, Wen Liang Zhu
Finite Element Calculation of Sintering Deformation Using Limited Experimental Data
Jing Zhe Pan, Ruo Yu Huang
Microstructural Modeling of Ferroelectric Materials: State of the Art, Challenges and Opportunities
Sarah Leach, R. Edwin Garcia
Processing, Microstructure and Properties of Nanograin Barium Titanate Ceramics by Spark Plasma Sintering
Xiao Hui Wang, Xiang Yun Deng, Long Tu Li