Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of Glass Ceramics and Phase Separated Glasses

  • J. Zarzycki


The mechanical properties of glass-ceramics depend not only on the nature of the precipitated phases and the glassy matrix but also on the microstructure (texture) of the material. It is the aim of this paper to review:
  1. a)

    Experimental techniques available to characterise glassceramics; and,

  2. b)

    Theories correlating their mechanical strength and microstructure.



Glass Ceramic Crack Nucleation Glassy Phase Glassy Matrix Petch Relationship 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Zarzycki
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Materials ScienceUniversity of MontpellierFrance

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