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Advances in Ceramic Armor XI, Volume 36, Issue 4

Jerry C. LaSalvia (Editor), Jingyang Wang (Volume Editor), Soshu Kirihara (Volume Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-119-21160-0
160 pages
November 2015
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The Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceeding has been published by The American Ceramic Society since 1980. This series contains a collection of papers dealing with issues in both traditional ceramics (i.e., glass, whitewares, refractories, and porcelain enamel) and advanced ceramics. Topics covered in the area of advanced ceramic include bioceramics, nanomaterials, composites, solid oxide fuel cells, mechanical properties and structural design, advanced ceramic coatings, ceramic armor, porous ceramics, and more.
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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction ix

TNO’s Research on Ceramic Based Armor 1
Erik Carton, Geert Roebroeks, Jaap Weerheijm, André Diederen, and Manfred Kwint

Investigation of the Kinetic Energy Characterization of Advanced Ceramics 19
Tyrone L. Jones

Predicting the Light Transmittance of Multilayer Transparent Armor 29
Brandon S. Aldinger

Operator Training and Performance Measurement for Nondestructive Testing of Ceramic Armor 41
K. F. Schmidt, J. R. Little, W. H. Green, L. P. Franks, and W. A. Ellingson

From Micron-Sized Particles to Nanoparticles and Nanobelts: Structural Non-Uniformity in the Synthesis of Boron Carbide by Carbothermal Reduction Reaction  51
Paniz Foroughi and Zhe Cheng

Nanocrystalline Boron Carbide Powder Synthesized Via Carbothermal Reduction Reaction 63
Said M. El-Sheikh, Yasser M. Z. Ahmed, Emad M. M. Ewais, Asmaa Abd-El-Baset Abd Allah, and Said Anwar

Synthesis and Crystallization Behavior of Amorphous Boron Nitride 75
Metin Örnek, Chawon Hwang, Vladislav Domnich, Steven L. Miller, Willam E. Mayo, and Richard A. Haber

c-BN Seeding Effect on the Phase Transition of a-BN(OC) Compound 83
Chawon Hwang, Metin 􀂸rnek, Vladislav Domnich, William E. Mayo, Steve L. Miller, and Richard A. Haber

Screening of Silicon Precursors for Incorporation into Boron Carbide 93
Anthony Etzold, Richard Haber, and William Rafaniello

Processing of Boron Rich Boron Carbide 99
Tyler Munhollon, Rich Haber, and William Rafaniello

Reaction Bonded SiC/Diamond Composites: Properties and Impact Behavior in High Strain Rate Applications 111
S. Salamone, M. Aghajanian, S.E Horner, and J.Q. Zheng

Influence of Powder Oxygen Content on Silicon Carbide Microstructure and Properties 119
V. DeLucca and R. A. Haber

Preparation, Characterization and Development of TiB2 Hard Ceramic Materials 131
Azmi Mert Celik, Richard A. Haber, Kanak Kuwelkar, and William Rafaniello

Improving Fracture Toughness of Alumina with Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube and Alumina Fiber Reinforcements 137
J. Lo, R. Zhang, B. Shalchi-Amirkhiz, D.Walsh, M. Bolduc, S. Lin, B. Simard, K. Bosnick, M. O’Toole, A. Merati, and M. Bielawski

Author Index 147

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