This book was originally published in 1979, the content derived from courses offered at the Friedrich-Schiller University in Jena, Germany. The American Ceramic Society republished this text in 1985, adding over 100 new figures and references to demonstrate recent advances in glass technology. This text represents a comprehensive presentation of the entire field of glass chemistry, especially emphasizing contributions from German pioneers Otto Schott and Ernst Abbe. Chapter 1: Historical Development of Glass Chemistry Chapter 2: Freezing of a Melt to a Vitreous Solid Chapter 3: Structural Elements of Silicates Chapter 4: Classical Theories of Glass Structure Chapter 5: Methodology in Glass Research Chapter 6: Microphase Separation Chapter 7: Structure and Properties of Colorless Glasses Chapter 8: Structure and Properties of Colored Glasses Chapter 9: Crystallization of Glasses Chapter 10: The Strength of Glass Chapter 11: Interaction Between High Energy Radiation and Glass Chapter 12: Survey of the Physical Basis of Some Glass Properties Bibliography.
Number Of Pages: 325
Published: 28th June 1985
Publisher: American Ceramic Society
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.75 x 2.62
Edition Number: 1