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Developments in Strategic Materials and Computational Design IV, Volume 34, Issue 10

Developments in Strategic Materials and Computational Design IV, Volume 34, Issue 10

Waltraud M. Kriven (Editor), Jingyang Wang (Editor), Yanchun Zhou (Editor), Andrew Gyekenyesi (Editor), Soshu Kirihara (Volume Editor), Sujanto Widjaja (Volume Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-80774-3

Nov 2013

336 pages


Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings Volume 34, Issue 10 - Developments in Strategic Materials and
Computational Design IV 

A collection of 25 papers from The American Ceramic Society’s 37th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, held in Daytona Beach, Florida, January 27-February 1, 2013. This issue includes papers presented in the Geopolymers and Chemically Bonded Ceramics (Focused Session 1); Thermal Management Materials and
Technologies (Focused Sessoin 2); and Materials for Extreme Environments: Ultrahigh Temperature Ceramics and Nano-laminated Ternary Carbides and Nitrides (MAX Phases) (Symposium 12).

Preface ix

Introduction xi


Importance of Metakaolin Impurities for Geopolymer Based Synthesis 3
A. Autef, E. Joussein, G. Gasgnier, and S. Rossignol

Mechanical Strength Development of Geopolymer Binder and the Effect of Quartz Content 13
C. H. Riischer, A. Schulz, M. H. Gougazeh, and A. Ritzmann

The Role of Si02 and Al203 on the Properties of Geopolymers with and without Calcium 25
P. De Silva, S. Hanjitsuwan, and P. Chindaprasirt

Synthesis of Thermostable Geopolymer-Type Material from Waste Glass 37
Qin Li, Zengqing Sun, Dejing Tao, Hao Cui, and Jianping Zhai

The Effect of Curing Conditions on Compression Strength and Porosity of Metakaolin-Based Geopolymers 49
Bing Cai, Torbjorn Mellgren, Susanne Bredenberg, and Hakan Engqvist

Chemically Bonded Phosphate Ceramics Subject to Temperatures Up to 1000° C 57
H. A. Colorado, C. Hiel, and J. M. Yang

Mechanical Properties of Geopolymer Composite Reinforced by Organic or Inorganic Additives 67
E. Prud'homme, P. Michaud, S. Rossignol, and E. Joussein

Evaluation of Geopolymer Concretes at Elevated Temperature 79
Kunal Kupwade-Patil, Md. Sufian Badar, Milap Dhakal, and Erez N. Allouche

Basic Research on Geopolymer Gels for Production of Green Binders and Hydrogen Storage 97
C. H. Ruscher, L. Schomborg, A. Schulz, and J. C. Buhl

Mechanical Characteristics of Cotton Fibre Reinforced Geopolymer Composites 115
T. Alomayri and I.M. Low

Green Composite: Sodium-Based Geopolymer Reinforced with Chemically Extracted Com Husk Fibers 123
Sean S. Musil, P. F. Keane, and W. M. Kriven

Optimization and Characterization of Geopolymer Mortars using Response Surface Methodology 135
Milap Dhakal, Kunal Kupwade-Patil, Erez N. Allouche, Charles Conner, la Baume Johnson, and Kyungmin Ham

Evaluation of Graphitic Foam in Thermal Energy Storage Applications 151
Peter G. Stansberry and Edwin Pancost


Q-State Monte Carlo Simulations of Anisotropic Grain Growth in Single Phase Materials 159
J. B. Allen, C. F. Comwell, B. D. Devine, and C. R. Welch


Numerical Calculations of Dynamic Behavior of a Rotating Ceramic Composite with a Self-Healing Fluid 173
Louiza Benazzouk, Eric Arquis, Nathalie Bertrand, Cedric Descamps, and Marc Valat

Explicit Modeling of Crack Initiation and Propagation in the Microstructure of a Ceramic Material Generated with Voronoi Tessellation 185
S. Falco, N. A. Yahya, R. I. Todd, and N. Petrinic

Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulation of Cation Diffusion in Low-K Ceramics 197
Brian Good

Effective Thermoelastic Properties of C/C Composites Calculated using 3D Unit Cell Presentation of the Microstructure 213
Galyna Stasiuk, Romana Piat, Vinit V. Deshpande, and Puneet Mahajan

Inelastic Design of MMCS with Lamellar Microstructure 221
Yuriy Sinchuk and Romana Piat

Multi-Scale Modeling of Textile Reinforced Ceramic Composites 233
J. Vorel, S. Urbanova, E. Grippon, I. Jandejsek, M. Marsalkova, M. Sejnoha

Numerical Estimation of the Infiltrability of Woven CMC Preforms 247
G. L. Vignoles, W. Ros, and C. Germain

Multiscale Extraction of Morphological Features in Woven CMCs 253
C. Chapoullie, C. Germain, J-P. Da Costa, G. L. Vignoles, and M. Cataldi


Influence of Precursors Stoichiometry on SHS Synthesis of Ti2AIC Powders 265
L. Chlubny, J. Lis, and M.M. Bucko

XRD and TG-DSC Analysis of the Silicon Carbide-Palladium Reaction 273
M. Gentile, P.Xiao, and T. Abram

Modelling Damage and Failure in Structural Ceramics at Ultra-High Temperatures 283
M. Pettina, F. Biglari, D. D. Jayaseelan, L. J. Vandeperre, P. Brown, A. Heaton, and K. Nikbin

Influence of Precursor Zirconium Carbide Powders on the Properties of the Spark Plasma Sintered Ceramic Composite Materials 297
Nikolai Voltsihhin, Irina Hussainova, Simo-Pekka Hannula, and Mart Viljus


Dielectric and Piezoelectric Properties of Sr and La CO-Doped PZT Ceramics 311
Volkan Kalem and Muharrem Timucin

Author Index 321