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Advances in SiC / SiC Ceramic Composites: Developments and Applications in Energy Systems

Advances in SiC / SiC Ceramic Composites: Developments and Applications in Energy Systems


This transactions volume contains 33 papers from the CREST International Symposium on SiC/SiC Composite Materials Research and Development and Its Application to Advanced Energy Systems held May 20-22, 2002 in Kyoto, Japan. Chapters include Processing for SiC/SiC Composites; Processing for SiC/SiC Composite Constituent; Characterization of Thermomechanical Performance; and Joining Technologies for Advanced Energy Applications. 373 pages.

Preface ix

Processing for SiC/SiC Composites

Overview of CREST-ACE Program for SiC/SiC Ceramic Composites and Their Energy System Applications 3
A. Kohyama and Y. Katoh

Processing of SiC/SiC Fibrous Composites According to CVI-Techniques 19
R. Naslam, F. Langlais, R. Paulen and G.Vignoles

Research on the High Performance Silicon Carbide Ceramics and Silicon Carbide Based Composites 39
D.L Jiang

Optimization and Characterization of Chemical Vapor Infiltrated SiC/SiC Composites 55
T. Hinoki, L.L. Snead, T.Taguchi, N. Igawa, W.Yang, T. Nozawa, Y Katoh, and A. Kohyama

Optimizing the Fabrication Process for Excellent Mechanical Properties in Stoichiometric SiC Fiber/FCVI SiC Matrix Composites 69
T. Taguchi, N. Igawa, S.Jitsukawa, T. Nozawa, Y. Katoh, A. Kohyama, L.L. Snead, and J.C. McLaughlin

A Novel Processing Technique of Silicon Carbide-Based Ceramic Composites for High Temperature Applications 77
Y. Katoh, S.M. Dong, and A Kohyama

Facile Fabrication of SiC Matrix Composites Using Novel Preceramic Polymers 87
L. Macdonald

Process Design for SiC/SiC Composite with Polymeric Precursor 97
M. Kotani, Y. Katoh, and A. Kohyama

Matrix Filling Behavior of SiC/SiC Composite by Whiskering and the CVI Process 105
J.Y. Park, H.S. Hwang, W.J. Kim, J.H. Son, and D.J. Choi

Development of SiC/SiC Composites by the Melt Infiltration Process 115
S.R. Lee, Y. Katoh, and A. Kohyama

Processing for SiC/SiC Composite Constituent

Mechanical,Thermochemical, and Microstructural Characterization of AHPCS-Derived SiC 125
L.V. Interrante, L. Macdonald, and W. Sherwood

Polysilane-Based Precursors for SiC/SiC Composites 141
M. Narisawa, K. Okamura, T. Iseki, K. Oka, and T. Dohmaru

Present Status and Future Trends on the Development and Application of Continuous SiC Fibers 153
H. Ichikawa

Properties of BN Coating on SiC Fiber by the Continuous CVD Process 165
M. Suzuki, Y. Tanaka, Y. Inoue, N. Miyamoto, M. Sato, and K. Goda

SiC Ceramic Fibers Synthesized from Polycarbosilane-Polymethylsilane Polymer Blends 173
M. Narisawa, M. Nishioka, K. Okamura, K. Oka, and T. Dohmaru

Effect of Residual Silicon Phase on Reaction-Sintered Silicon Carbide 181
S. Suyama,Y Itoh, A. Kohyama, and Y. Katoh

Characterization of Thermomechanical Performance

Development of Test Standards for Continuous Fiber Ceramic Composites in the United States 191
E. Lara-Curzio

Evaluation of Lifetime Performance of Hi-Nicalon Fiber-Reinforced Melt-Infiltrated SiC Ceramic Composites 207
H-T. Lin and M. Singh

Shear Lag-Monte Carlo Simulation of Tensile Behavior of Unidirectional Ceramic Matrix Composites 221
S. Ochiai, H. Okuda, H. Tanaka, M. Tanaka, M. Hojo, K. Schulte, and B. Fiedler

A New Standard Test Method for the Tensile Evaluation of Ceramic Fibers 233
E. Lara-Curzio

Tensile Strength of Chemical Vapor Infiltrated Advanced SiC Fiber Composites at Elevated Temperatures 245
T. Nozawa, K. Hironaka, Y. Katoh, A. Kohyama, T. Taguchi, S. Jitsukawa, and L.L. Snead

Thermomechanical Properties of Silicon Carbide Fiber-Reinforced SIALON-Based Composites Fabricated by Reactive Melt Infiltration 253
S. Kitaoka, N. Kawashima, Y. Sugahara, Y. Sugita, Y. Kagiya, and T. Banno

Fracture Resistance Evaluation of Ceramic Matrix Composites 263
J.S. Park, Y. Katoh, A. Kohyama, and H.K.Yoon

Effects of Interlayers on Interfacial Shear Strength and Flexural Properties of Tyranno-SA Fiber-Reinforced CVI-SiC/SiC Composites 273
W, Yang, H. Araki, T. Noda, Q. Hu, H. Suzuki, Y. Katoh, and A. Kohyama

Flexural Properties of Several SiC Fiber-Reinforced CVI-SiC Matrix Composites 281
H. Araki.T Noda, W.Yang, Q. Hu, H. Suzuki, and A. Kohyama

A Finite-Element Analysis of the Thermal Diffusivity/Conductivity of SiC/SiC Composites 289
R.Yamada, N. Igawa, and T. Taguchi

Microstructure Evolution in Highly Crystalline SiC Fiber Under Applied Stress Environments 301
T. Shibayama, Y. Yoshida, Y. Yano, and H.Takahashi

Joining Technologies and Advanced Energy Applications

High Temperature Brazing for SiC and SiC/SiC Ceramic Matrix Composites 311
B. Riccardi, C.A. Nannetti, J. Woltersdorf, E. Pippel, and T. Petnsor

Joining SiC-Based Ceramics and Composites with Preceramic Polymers 323
R. Colombo, A. Donato, B. Riccardi, J. Woltersdorf, E. Pippel, R. Silberglitt, G. Danko, C. Lewinsohn, and R. Jones

Modeling of Fracture Strength of SiC/SiC Composite Joints by Using Interface Elements 335
H. Serizawa, H. Murakawa, and C.A. Lewinsohn

Dual-Beam Irradiation Effects in Silicon Carbide 343
H. Kishimoto,Y Katoh, K.H. Park, S. Kondo, and A. Kohyama

Silicon Carbide as Plasma Facing or Blanket Material 353
T. Hino, T. Jinushi, Y. Yamauchi, M. Hashiba, Y. Hirohata, Y. Katoh, and A. Kohyama

Evaluation of Induced Activity of SiC Composites in Fusion Neutron Irradiation Environment 363
T. Noda, M. Fujita, H.Araki, W.Yang, H. Suzuki, Q. Hu, and A. Kohyama

Index 375