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Introduction to ceramics / W. D. Kingery, H. K. Bowen, D. R. Uhlmann

Main Author Kingery, W. D. Coauthor Bowen, Harvey Kent
Uhlmann, Donald Robert
Country Estados Unidos. Edition 2nd ed Publication New York : John Wiley & Sons, cop. 1976 Description XII, 1032 p. : il. ; 24 cm Series Wiley series on the science and technology of materials) ISBN 0-471-47860-1 CDU 666
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This 2nd edition of Introduction to Ceramics has been printed 15 years after the 1st edition. Many advances have been made in understanding and controlling and developing new ceramic processes and products. this text has a considerable amount of new material and the product modification.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction
  • Ceramic Processes and Products
  • Characteristics Of Ceramic Solids
  • Structure of Crystals
  • Structure of Glasses
  • Structural Imperfections
  • Surfaces, Interfaces, and Grain Boundaries
  • Atom Mobility
  • Development Of Microstructure In Ceramics
  • Ceramic Phase Equilibrium Diagrams
  • Phase Transformation, Glass Formation and Glass-Ceramics
  • Reactions with and between Solids
  • Grain Growth
  • Sintering and Vitrification
  • Microstructure of Ceramics
  • Properties Of Ceramics
  • Thermal Properties
  • Optical Properties
  • Plastic Deformation, Viscous Flow and Creep
  • Elasticity, Anelasticity and Strength
  • Thermal and Compositional Stresses
  • Electrical Conductivity
  • Dielectric Properties
  • Magnetic Properties

Author notes provided by Syndetics

William David Kingery was a material scientist who developed systematic methods for the study of ceramics. For his work, he was awarded the Kyoto Prize in 1999. H. K. Bowen is the author of Introduction to Ceramics, 2nd Edition, published by Wiley.

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