This is a concise, up-to-date book that covers a wide range of important ceramic materials used in modern technology. Chapters provide essential information on the nature of these key ceramic raw materials including their structure, properties, processing methods and applications in engineering and technology. Treatment is provided on materials such as alumina, aluminates, Andalusite, kyanite, and sillimanite. The chapter authors are leading experts in the field of ceramic materials. An ideal text for graduate students and practising engineers in ceramic engineering, metallurgy, and materials science and engineering.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 202
Weight: 1060 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 14 mm
Edition: 2008 ed.
From the reviews:
"Editors ... have prepared a remarkable summary of the properties of and processing conditions for various important ceramic materials. ... Overall, the book will be very useful for anyone working with ceramic materials. ... Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals; technical program students." (H. Giesche, Choice, Vol. 46 (3), November, 2008)