Glass and Ceramics

, Volume 75, Issue 9–10, pp 340–344 | Cite as

Thermophysical Properties of Silicon-Carbide-Based Ceramic Composite Materials Obtained by Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS)

  • Yu. V. Loshchinin
  • Yu. E. LebedevaEmail author
  • A. V. Slavin

The factors influencing the thermal conductivity of SiC-based ceramic composite materials obtained by the spark plasma sintering technology with relative density 99% and B4C, AlN, Si3N4, Y2O3, Al2O3, and HfB2 as additives are examined. The thermophysical properties were determined in the temperature range 20 – 1300°C: specific heat, thermal diffusivity, and thermal conductivity of composites. The thermal diffusivity and specific heat were measured by the laser-spark method. The measurements of specific heat are supplemented by measurements performed with a DSC and adiabatic calorimeter. The thermal conductivity is calculated using data on the thermal diffusivity, specific heat, and density.

Key words

ceramic composite materials thermophysical properties specific heat thermal diffusivity thermal conductivity laser flash method adiabatic calorimeter differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) 


This work was performed as part of the implementation of the scientific directions No. 2 ‘Fundamentally oriented research, classification of materials, non-destructive monitoring’ and No. 14 ‘High-temperature ceramic, heat shielding, and ceramic like materials’ (‘Strategic directions of development of materials and their processing technologies in the period to 2030’ [1].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. V. Loshchinin
    • 1
  • Yu. E. Lebedeva
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. V. Slavin
    • 1
  1. 1.All-Russia Scientific-Research Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM)MoscowRussia

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