Classic and Advanced Ceramics. From Fundamentals to Applications

  • ID: 2179971
  • Book
  • 573 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Based on the author´s lectures to graduate students of geosciences, physics, chemistry and materials science, this didactic handbook covers basic aspects of ceramics such as composition and structure as well as such advanced topics as achieving specific functionalities by choosing the right materials. The focus lies on the thermal transformation processes of natural raw materials to arrive at traditional structural ceramics and on the general physical principles of advanced functional ceramics. The book thus provides practice–oriented information to readers in research, development and engineering on how to understand, make and improve ceramics and derived products, while also serving as a rapid reference for the practitioner. The choice of topics and style of presentation makes it equally useful for chemists, materials scientists, engineers and mineralogists.
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Preface

INTRODUCTION TO CLASSIC CERAMICS

Ceramics through the Ages, and Technological Progress

Classification of Ceramics

MINERALOGY, STRUCTURE, AND GREEN PROCESSING OF CLAY MINERALS

Natural Clay Minerals

Synthetic Raw Materials

Processing and Forming of Clay Powders

Rheology of Clay Particle Suspensions

Drying of Green Clay Bodies

IMPORTANT CERAMIC PHASE SYSTEMS

Fundamentals of Phase Diagrams

Phase Systems with Ceramic Relevance

MINERALOGY AND CHEMISTRY OF THE CERAMIC FIRING PROCESS

Introduction

Crystallography of the Thermal Transformations of Kaolinite

Thermal Transformations in Illitic Clays

Thermal Transformations and Phase Formation in the System MgO–CaO–Al2O3–SiO2

Thermal Transformations and Phase Formation in the System MgO–(Fe2O3)–Al2O3–SiO2

MINERALOGY AND CHEMISTRY OF CEMENTS

Historical Development

Portland Cement

High Performance Concrete (HPC)

Environmental Impact and Concrete Recycling

Future Developments and Outlook

INTRODUCTION TO ADVANCED CERAMICS

General Properties of Advanced Ceramics

Current World Market Situation

Recent US and Global Forecasts

OXIDE CERAMICS: STRUCTURE, TECHNOLOGY, AND APPLICATIONS

Alumina

Zirconia

Titania

ELECTROCERAMIC MATERIALS

Introduction

Physics of Dielectric Materials

Ferroelectric Ceramics

Microwave Ceramics

Pyroelectric and Piezoelectric Ceramics

Electro–Optic Ceramics

Selected Application of Electroceramic Materials and Devices

SUPERCONDUCTING CERAMICS

Introduction

Definitions

Historical Developments

Material Classification

Crystal Chemistry

Theory

Materials Processing

Application of Ceramic Superconductors

Outlook and Future Developments

BIOCERAMIC MATERIALS

Introduction

The Concept and Definition of Biocompatibility

The Interaction of Implant Materials and Living Tissue: A Basic Approach

Mechanical Properties of Advanced Bioceramics: Alumina versus Zirconia

Selected Bioceramic Materials

Performance Requirements and Quality Control of Ceramic Femoral Ball Heads

Future Developments and Outlook

NON–OXIDE CERAMICS: STRUCTURE., TECHNOLOGY, AND APPLICATIONS

Introduction

Carbides

Nitrides

ADVANCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENT TRENDS

Design of Monodisperse Ceramic Powders

Ceramic Processing in a Microgravity Environment

Powder Preparation under Reduced Gravity

Ceramic Powder Synthesis by SHS

Nanosized Ceramic Powders

Future Development Trends

APPENDIX A: Construction of the Phase Diagram of a Binary System A–B with Ideal Solid Solution

APPENDIX B: Thermodynamics of Displacive Phase Transformation

APPENDIX C: Radial Electron Density Distribution (RED) Function

APPENDIX D: Thermodynamics of Spinodal Decomposition of Crystals

APPENDIX E: Theory of Superconductivity

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