Accession Number:

ADA137290

Title:

Micro and Macro Mechanics of Fracture in Ceramics.

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 1 Jan-31 Dec 83,

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY

Report Date:

1983-11-15

Pagination or Media Count:

164.0

Abstract:

Research has been conducted on toughening mechanisms, machining and surface damage, thermal shock and general aspects of fracture in ceramic materials. Quantitative models of the various fracture processes have been developed. Special emphasis has been placed on the toughening that occurs in the presence of microcracks. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE