Ceramic Innovations in the 20th Century (Hardback)John B. Wachtman (editor)
Hardback 308 Pages / Published: 16/03/2006
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More than 100 important innovations in ceramics in the last 100 years are individually described. These include such major advances as the float glass process, continuous glass fibers and glass wool, the zirconia oxygen sensor, honeycomb ceramics, tape casting and multilayer ceramics, advances in tunnel kilns, low loss optical fiber, dental ceramics, basic oxygen steelmaking refractories, and uranium dioxide as a nuclear fuel. In addition, a summary of progress in ceramics is given that relates ceramic advances to general trends in the progress of science and industrial development.
Publisher: American Ceramic Society
Number of pages: 308
Weight: 644 g
Dimensions: 232 x 162 x 27 mm
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