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Fractography of Glasses and Ceramics VI

Varner, James R. / Wightman, Marlene

Ceramic Transaction Series (Series Nr. 230)


1. Edition July 2012
324 Pages, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-118-27373-9
John Wiley & Sons

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Provides an excellent one-stop resource for understanding the most important current issues in the research and applications of fractography of glasses and ceramics.

Preface ix

Dedication: Roy W. Rice xi

In Memoriam: Janet B. Quinn xiii

A History of the Fractography of Glasses and Ceramics 1

George D. Quinn

The Effect of Defects and Materials Texture on the Fracture of
Low-Pressure Injection Moulded Alumina Components 57

Tanja Lube, Roger Morrell, and Irina Kraleva

Single Edge V-Notch Fractography of Engineering Ceramics

Jasbir Singh Aujla and Kevin Kibble

Roughness of Silica Glass Sub-Critical Fracture Surfaces

Gael Pallares, Frédéric Lechenault, Matthieu George,
Elisabeth Bouchaud, Cindy L. Rountree, and Matteo Ciccotti

Fractography in the Development of Ion-Exchanged Cover Glass

G.S. Glaesemann, T.M. Gross, J.F. Bayne, and J.J. Price

Crack Branching in Glass Interface Driven by Dynamic Loading

Hwun Park and Weinong Chen

A Strain Energy Release Rate Criterion for Formation of the
Mirror/Mist Boundary, Depiction on the (G,R) vs. DeltaC Universal
Energy Diagram 101

Richard C. Bradt

Scratch Damage in Ion-Exchanged Alkali Aluminosilicate Glass:
Crack Evolution and the Dependence of Lateral Cracking Threshold on
Contact Geometry 113

Timothy M. Gross

Fractography Lessons from Knapping 123

Are Tsirk

Failure and Damage Mechanisms in Ceramic Nanocomposites

Jan Dusza

Failure Analysis of Ceramic Laminates Using Quantitative
Fractography and Fractal Geometry 149

J. J. Mecholsky, Jr.

Fractographic Analysis of Broken Ceramic Dental Restorations

George D. Quinn, Kathleen Hoffman, S. Scherrer, U. Lohbauer, G.
Amberger M. Karl, and J.R. Kelly

Fractography of Ceramic Dental Implants 175

Stephan Hecht-Mijic

Modes of Failure of Bonding Interfaces in Dentistry 193

Alvaro Delia Bona, John J. Mecholsky Jr.

Qualitative and Quantitative Fractographic Analysis of
All-Ceramic Fixed Partial Dentures 205

Marcsa Borba, Humberto N. Yoshimura, Jason A. Griggs, Paulo F.
Cesar, and Alvaro Delia Bona

Intrinsic Strength, Damage and Failure 213

C.R. Kurkjian

The Notched Ball Test--Characterisation of Surface Defects
and their Influence on Strength 225

Tanja Lube, Stefan Witschnig, Peter Supancic, Robert Danzer, and
Oskar Schöppl

Analytical Model for Improved Residual Surface Stress
Approximation 235

Roberto Dugnani and Zixiao Pan

Thermal Shock Behavior of Si3N4-Specimens--Influence of
Annealing and Edges 245

Walter Harrer, Robert Danzer, and Karl Berroth

A Fracture Analysis of Gadolinium-Doped Ceria Ceramics to
Improve Strength and Reliability 255

Kouichi Yasuda, Kazuhiro Uemura, and Tadashi Shiota

Triple Blind Fractography Study of Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia
Thin-Film-Modified Porcelain 265

Robert L. Smith, Jeffrey Y. Thompson, Ryan N. Chan, Brian R.
Stoner, Jeffrey R. Piascik, and John J. Mecholsky Jr.

Residual Failure Due to Incomplete Sintering of Vitreous China
Plumbing Fixtures 273

David L. Ahearn and Fred Schmidt

Laminate Design Effects on the Fracture Patterns of Impact
Resistance Glass Panels 281

J.L. Ladner, D.L. Ahearn, and R.C. Bradt

Application of Fractography in Pharmaceutical Industry 289

Florian Maurer

Using Replicas in Fractography of Glasses and
Ceramics--Advantages and Pitfalls 299

James R. Varner

Author Index 30
James R. Varner is the Kruson Distinguished Professor of Ceramic Engineering at the Kazuo Inamori School of Engineering, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. He teaches courses in mechanical properties of glasses and ceramics, mechanics of materials, and optical microscopy of materials. Research and professional interests include strength testing, understanding influences on strength, hardness, fractography, stresses, and processing influences on mechanical properties. He received his Ph.D. in Ceramics from Alfred University and is a Fellow of The American Ceramic Society, a member of the German Society of Glass Technology, serves as Committee Chair for the International Commission on Glass, Technical Committee 6, and is a member of the National Institute of Ceramic Engineers.

Marlene Wightman is the editor of Fractography of Glasses and Ceramics VI, published by Wiley.

J. R. Varner, Alfred University