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Proceedings of the 41st International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Volume 38, Issue 2

Proceedings of the 41st International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Volume 38, Issue 2

Jonathan Salem (Editor), Jerry C. LaSalvia (Editor), Roger Narayan (Editor), Dongming Zhu (Editor), Surojit Gupta (Volume Editor), Jingyang Wang (Volume Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-47438-8

Feb 2018

304 pages



This proceedings contains a collection of 23 papers from The American Ceramic Society’s 41st International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, held in Daytona Beach, Florida, January 22-27, 2017. This issue includes papers presented in the following symposia:

•             Symposium 1     Mechanical Behavior and Performance of Ceramics and Composites

•             Symposium 2     Advanced Ceramic Coatings for Structural, Environmental, and Functional Applications

•             Symposium 4     Armor Ceramics: Challenges and New Developments

•             Symposium 5     Next Generation Bioceramics and Biocomposites

•             6th Global Young Investigators Forum

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Introduction ix


The Effects of Diamond Grit Characteristics on the Microstructure and Abrasion Resistance of PCD Sintered by HPHT 3
Lifen Deng, Roger Nilen, and Serdar Ozbayraktar

Crush Strength Analysis of Hollow Glass Microspheres 11
Ben Dillinger, David Clark, Carlos Suchicital, and George Wicks

Use of Electrical Resistance and Acoustic Emission during Fatigue of Woven SiC/SiC Composites under Different Conditions 27
Zipeng Han, Gregory N. Morscher, Manigandan Kannan, and Emmanuel Maillet

Mechanical Behavior of Wound All-Oxide CMC 37
S. Hackemann

Oxidative Exposure of Ceramic Matrix Composites: Post Flex and Acoustic Emission Analysis 49
G. Ojard, D. Goberman, J. Cardinale, and J. Holowczak

Dry Sliding Wear and Friction Behavior of Hybrid ZA-27 Alloy Composites Reinforced with Silicon Carbide and Stone Dust Particulates 55
S. S. Owoeye and D. O. Folorunso

High Hardness and Toughness Nano-CBN-WC-W(RE) Composite 65
T. Semenic and O. Sudre

Fracture Toughness of Glasses as Measured by the SCF and SEPB Methods 75
G. D. Quinn and J. J. Swab

Use of Electrical Resistance as a Non-Destructive Evaluation Tool in Health Monitoring and Damage Evaluation of Ceramic Matrix Composites 89
Yogesh P. Singh, Michael J. Presby, K. Manigandan, and Gregory N. Morscher

Potentials of Niobium Carbide (NbC) as Cutting Tools and for Wear Protection 99
Mathias Woydt, Hardy Mohrbacher, Jef Vleugels, and Shuigen Huang


Effect of Microstructural Characteristics on Thermal and Electrical Properties of Thermally Sprayed Ceramic Coatings 115
F. Azarmi, E. Mironov, I. Shakhova, and A. Safonov

Magnetic Studies of Copper Incorporated Iron Nitride Thin Films 125
Hrishikesh Kamat, Xingwu Wang, Yueling Qin, James Parry, and Hao Zeng

EBC Slurry Infiltrated Matrix/Coatings for Woven SiC/SiC Composites 137
Jianyu Zhou, G. G. Chase, Amjad Almansour, G. N. Morscher, Bryan Harder, and Dennis Fox


The Role of Inertia in Armor Ceramics 149
Erik Carton, Geert Roebroeks, Jaap Weerheijm, and André Diederen

Molecular-Dynamic Modeling of Propagation of Shock Wave in Porous Ceramic Materials 159
I. V. Kartuzov, V. L. Bekenev, and V. V. Kartuzov

Evaluation of Temperature Jump at the Front of Comminution and Compaction of the Ceramic Target Material at High-Velocity Impact 165
B. A. Galanov, V. V. Kartuzov, S. M. Ivanov. and A. A. Pryadko

Computer Modeling of Projectile Penetration into Hybrid Armor Panel with Regular Packing of Ceramic Discrete Elements 175
V. Mikhailov, I. V. Kartuzov, and V. V. Kartuzov

Improved De-Gassing and De-Agglomeration of ISOBAM Gel Casting System for Alumina using Micro-Computed Tomography 183
Carli A oorehead, Victoria L Blair, and Jennifer M Sietins

Synthesis, Sintering, Structure and Properties of AlB12C2–Based Materials 195
Prikhna, R. A. Haber, P. P. Barvitskiy, V. B. Sverdun, S. N. Dub, V. B. Muratov, V. Domnich, V. Karpets, V. E. Moshchil, G. Loshak, V. V. Kovylaev, and O. O. Vasiliev

Analysis of the Interaction of Projectiles with Ceramic Targets by Means of Flash X-Ray Cinematography and Optical Methods 205
E. Strassburger and S. Bauer


Development of Strong and Tough Bioactive Glass Composites for Structural Bone Repair 223
Mohamed N. Rahaman and Wei Xiao

Three-Dimensional Printing of Si3N4 Bioceramics by Robocasting 235
Mohamed N. Rahaman and Wei Xiao

Challenges in Development of Easy-To-Use Torsion Test Method for Bioceramics—Toward ISO Standard Proposal 247
Kouichi Yasuda and Sadami Tsutsumi