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Mechanical Behaviour of Ceramics : Cambridge Solid State Science Series - R. W. Davidge

Mechanical Behaviour of Ceramics

Cambridge Solid State Science Series

Paperback

Published: 2nd June 1980
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Although the basis for understanding the brittle fracture strength of ceramics was established by A. A. Griffith in 1920, much of our detailed knowledge was developed during the 1970s. This book was first published in 1979, when the science of the mechanical behaviour of engineering ceramics had reached a consolidated stage and was being applied ever increasingly to engineering situations. The bulk of the information was still scattered in scientific journals and this volume sought to consolidate these. This book presents the scientific foundations of mechanical behaviour and demonstrates how these can be used in engineering situations. The emphasis is on principles, illustrated by a careful selection of experimental data. This book will continue to have value as a reference work on this exciting subject.

Preface
Background to ceramics
Elastic behaviour
Fundamentals of fracture chemicals
Geometrical aspects of dislocations
The flow stress and plastic flow
The fracture strength of ceramics
Impact resistance and toughness
Thermal stresses and fracture in ceramics
Engineering design data
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521293099
ISBN-10: 052129309X
Series: Cambridge Solid State Science Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 174
Published: 2nd June 1980
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.02
Weight (kg): 0.23