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Mechanical Properties and Performance of Engineering Ceramics and Composites IV, Volume 30, Issue 2



Mechanical Properties and Performance of Engineering Ceramics and Composites IV, Volume 30, Issue 2

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Gain insight into the mechanical properties and performance of engineering ceramics and composites. This collection of articles illustrates the Mechanical Behavior and Performance of Ceramics & Composites symposium, which included over 100 presentations representing 10 countries. The symposium addressed the cutting-edge topics on mechanical properties and reliability of ceramics and composites and their correlations to processing, microstructure, and environmental effects.

Preface ix

Introduction xi


R&D of Advanced Ceramics Activities in China and Shanghai Institute of Ceramics Chinese Academy of Sciences (SICCAS) 3
Dongliang Jiang

Fabrication of Silicon Nitride-Multi-Walled Nanotube Composites by Direct In-Situ Growth of Nanotubes on Silicon Nitride Particles 23
Amit Datye, Kuang-Hsi Wu, S. Kulkarni, H. T. Lin, J. Schmidt, D. Hunn, Wenzhi Li, and Latha Kumari

Synthesis of Yttria Stabilized Zirconia (3YTZP)-Multi-Walled Nanotube (MWNTs) Nanocomposite by Direct In-Situ Growth of MWNTs on Zirconia Particles 39
Amit Datye, Kuang-Hsi Wu, V. Monroy, S. Kulkarni, S. Amruthaluri, H. T. Lin, J. Vleugels, K. Vanmeensel, Wenzhi Li, and Latha Kumari

Processing, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Ultra High Temperature Ceramics Fabricated by Spark Plasma Sintering 53
Amit Datye, Kuang-Hsi Wu, Srinivas Kulkarni, H. T. Lin, and J. Vleugels

Fabrication of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Ceramic Matrix Composites Potential for Ultra-High-Temperature Applications 67
S. M. Dong, Z. Wang, Y. S. Ding, X. Y. Zhang, P. He, and L.Gao

Estimation of Sintering Warpage of a Constrained Ceramic Film 73
Kais Hbaieb

Long-Term Temperature Gradient Stress Relaxation Testing and Modeling of Ceramic Insulation Materials 83
James G. Hemrick, Edgar Lara-Curzio, and James F. King

From Conventional to Fast Sintering of Zirconia Toughened Alumina Nanocomposites 91
Enikö Volceanov, Gheorghe Virgil Aldica, Adrian Volceanov, Dan Minai Constantinescu, and §tefania Motoc

Fatigue Characterization of a Melt-Infiltrated Woven HI-NIC-S/BN/SIC Ceramic Matrix Composite (CMC) Using a Unique Combustion Test Facility 103
Ted T. Kim, Shankar Mall, and Larry P. Zawada

Effect of SiC Content and Third Phase Metal Additions on Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Si/SiC Ceramics 117
A. L. Marshall, P. Karandikar, A. L. McCormick, and M. K. Aghajanian

Compressive Strength Degradation in ZrB2-SiC AND ZrB2-SiC-C Ultra High Temperature Composites 127
J. Ramirez-Rico, M. A. Bautista, J. Martinez-Fernandez, and M. Singh

SiC Nanometer Sizing Effect on Self Healing Ability of Structural Ceramics 137
Wataru Nakao, Shihomi Abe, and Kotoji Ando

Creep and Fatigue Behavior of Ml SIC/SIC Composites at Temperature 143
G. Ojard, Y. Gowayed, G. Morscher, U. Santhosh, J. Ahmad, R. Miller, and R. John

Self-Crack-Healing Behavior Under Combustion Gas Atmosphere 155
Toshio Osada, Wataru Nakao, Koji Takahashi, and Kotoji Ando

Selection of a Toughened Mullite for a Miniature Gas Turbine Engine 167
Barry A. Bender and Ming-Jen Pan

Comparison in Foreign Object Damage between SiC/SiC and Oxide/Oxide Ceramic Matrix Composites 177
Sung R. Choi, Donald J. Alexander, and David C. Faucett

Ti3(Si,AI)C2 for Nuclear Application: Investigation of Irradiation Effects Induced by Charged Particles 189
Marion Le Flem, Xingmin Liu, Sylvie Doriot, Theodore Cozzika, Fabien Onimus, Jean-Luc Bechade, Isabelle Monnet, and Yanchun Zhou

Heavy Ions Induced Damages in Ti3SiC2: Effect of Irradiation Temperature 199
J.C. Nappe, Ph. Grosseau, B. Guilhot, F. Audubert, M. Beauvy, and M. Benabdesselam

Titanium Carbide and Silicon Carbide Thermal Conductivity Under Heavy Ions Irradiation 205
J. Cabrerò, F. Audubert, P. Weisbecker, A. Kusiak, and R. Pailler

Corrosion Resistance of Ceramics in Vaporous and Boiling Sulfuhc Acid 219
C.A. Lewinsohn, H. Anderson, M. Wilson, M. Sunderberg, and J. Brangefalt

Unlubricated Clutch System Based on the Function Relevant Friction Pairing Advanced Non-Oxide Ceramic vs. Steel 227
A. Albers, S. Ott, and M. Mitariu

Nondestructive Inspection of Ceramic Bearing Balls Using Phased Array Ultrasonics 233
J.G. Sun, E.R. Koehl, S. Steckenrider, Charlotte Vieillard, and Ton Bayer

Thermal Expansion Coefficient of Si02-Added Leucite Ceramics 241
J. P. Wiff, Y. Kinemuchi, S. Naito, A. Uozumi, and K. Watari


Inorganic Polymers (Geopolymers) as Advanced Materials 251
Kenneth J.D. MacKenzie

Properties and Performance of Si-Rich Geopolymer Binder Systems 263
Kwesi Sagoe-Crentsil

Cold Setting Inorganic Networks Including Phosphates 271
Christian Kaps and Mark Hohmann

Properties of Phosphorus-Containing Geopolymer Matrix and Fiber-Reinforced Composite 283
Oleg Bortnovsky, Petr Bezucha, Jiri Dédecek, Zdenék Sobalik, Véra Vodickovà, Dora Kroisovä, Pavel Roubicek, and Martina Urbanovà

Formation of an Iron-Based Inorganic Polymer (Geopolymer) 301
Jonathan L. Bell and Waltraud M. Kriven

Consolidated Geo-Materials from Sand or Industrial Waste 313
E. Prud'homme, P. Michaud, E. Joussein, C. Peyratout, A. Smith and S. Rossignol

Alkali Activated Aerogels 325
Forrest Svingala and Benjamin Varela

Author Index 335