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Automobile Engines and Car Electronics

  • The Ceramic Society of Japan
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Abstract

Alumina based products that take advantage of its electrical insulation characteristics such as those used in automobile parts, has been brought about by improvements in mechanical strength through grains refinement as well as by advances in ceramic processing such as forming and sintering. As for spark plugs (Sect. 12.2), ceramics are required to provide high insulation properties under explosive combustion caused by high-voltage application. High-purity alumina has also been used as a structural material in cutting tools, mechanical seals and so on, in addition to the application to spark plug insulators.

Keywords

Global Position System Diesel Engine Silicon Nitride Patch Antenna Strontium Ferrite 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.TokyoJapan

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