Engineering Ceramics ’96: Higher Reliability through Processing

  • Gian Nicola Babini
  • Miroslav Haviar
  • Pavol Šajgalík

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASHT, volume 25)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Advanced Powderless and Powder Processing

  3. Engineering Ceramic Monoliths and Composites

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Z. J. Shen, L.-O. Nordberg, M. Nygren, T. Ekström
      Pages 169-178
    3. Z. Lenčéš, M. Haviar
      Pages 179-187
    4. Ketil Motzfeldt
      Pages 189-196
    5. Krishna Rajan, Pavol Šajgalík
      Pages 213-228

About this book

Introduction

Despite the significant progress, which has been made in developing of ceramic materials desired for engineering applications, their mass production is still not on expected level. Among the key factors hindering higher exploitation of these materials the problems in processing were identified. The processing comprises powder production, mixing techniques, forming, and sintering. All of them are equally important and all of them can introduce defects into the material. Besides improvement in processing, the properties of ceramic materials can be considerably improved by the creation of composites. Composites formed at micro or macro level are able to form more flaw-tolerant material. Considerable research activities, working on above mentioned phenomena are in progress at industrial laboratories as well as other research centres. This volume presents the contributions to the Advanced Research Workshop "Engineering Ceramics '96" with 65 participants from 21 countries held on 12th - 15th May 1996 at Smolenice Castle, Slovakia, the conference site of Slovak Academy of Sciences. The book covers research activities on engineering ceramic materials and gives an overview with respect to recent developments.

Keywords

Al2O3 cement ceramics composite material composite materials crystal fatigue polymer sintering thermodynamics

Editors and affiliations

  • Gian Nicola Babini
    • 1
  • Miroslav Haviar
    • 2
  • Pavol Šajgalík
    • 2
  1. 1.Research Institute for Ceramics TechnologyNational Research CouncilFaenzaItaly
  2. 2.Institute of Inorganic ChemistrySlovak Academy of SciencesBratislavaSlovakia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-5798-8
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-6448-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-5798-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1388-6576
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