Accession Number:

AD1013194

Title:

Fundamental Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Boride Ceramics

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Feb 2009,01 Nov 2014

Corporate Author:

Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla

Report Date:

2014-02-28

Pagination or Media Count:

58.0

Abstract:

The goal of the project was to investigate the fundamental factors that control the elevated temperature mechanical and thermal properties of ultra-high temperature diboride ceramics that are relevant to future Air Force needs related to hypersonic aviation and scramjet propulsion. The three main areas of research were 1 structure-property relationships 2 thermal properties and 3 elevated temperature mechanical behavior of zirconium diboride and zirconium diboride-silicon carbide ceramics. Significant progress was made in each of the project areas.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE