University Of Birmingham

High Toughness Ceramics

04 17190

Iowa State Course Substitution

MAT E Technical Elective


Course Info

International Credits: 10.0
Converted Credits: 3.0
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Course Description:
The module covers glass formation and crystallisation of glass ceramics by thermal processing of parent glasses, properties and applications of glass ceramics. Ceramic powder production/processing routes will be covered with steps that are taken to ensure minimal agglomeration. Sialon materials will be described with reference to the phase diagram. Factors affecting the strength of ceramics will be described. Applications of zirconia and zirconia toughened ceramics will be discussed with advanced ceramic matrix composites and bioceramics.


Evaluation Date:
April 1, 2015
Lawrence Genalo