Micromechanics: elastic, thermal and physical properties

  • K. K. Chawla


In this chapter, we examine the elastic and physical properties of ceramics. In particular, we give a micromechanical description of the different elastic constants, thermal expansion coefficients, thermal conductivity, density, etc. in terms of the same constants or parameters and the geometric arrangement of the individual components.


Carbon Fiber Elastic Constant Bulk Modulus Thermal Expansion Coefficient Glass Matrix 
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  • K. K. Chawla
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  1. 1.Department of Materials and Metallurgical EngineeringNew Mexico Institute of Mining and TechnologySocorroUSA

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