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Ductile particle ceramic matrix composites - Scientific curiosities or engineering materials?

Yeomans, JA (2008) Ductile particle ceramic matrix composites - Scientific curiosities or engineering materials? JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY, 28 (7). pp. 1543-1550.

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This review is concerned with ductile particle ceramic matrix composites, which are a group of materials comprising micro- or nano-scale metallic particles in a ceramic matrix. The most studied materials have an alumina matrix; nickel, iron, molybdenum, copper, and silver are some of the more frequently used metals. In contrast to conventional cermets and composites containing an interconnected metallic phase, the particles are discrete. The larger particles provide a toughening increment by deforming plastically and bridging an advancing crack. For the nanoscale composites significant improvements in strength have been reported. Improvements in strength and toughness, coupled with changes to elastic properties and thermal conductivity, have led to improved thermal shock resistance and a consideration of these materials for wear applications.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering Sciences
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Date : 1 January 2008
Identification Number : 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2007.12.009
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2008. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
Uncontrolled Keywords : Science & Technology, Technology, Materials Science, Ceramics, Materials Science, MATERIALS SCIENCE, CERAMICS, composites, microstructure-final toughness and toughening, thermal shock resistance, wear resistance, PARTICULATE-REINFORCED ALUMINA, DISPERSED AL2O3 NANOCOMPOSITES, THERMAL-SHOCK BEHAVIOR, MECHANICAL-PROPERTIES, TOUGHENED ALUMINA, METALLIC PARTICLES, SILVER PARTICLES, ZIRCONIA INCLUSIONS, MAGNETIC-PROPERTIES, SINTERING BEHAVIOR
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 10 Jul 2012 19:52
Last Modified : 03 Aug 2016 15:31

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