SiC whisker toughened Al2O3-(Ti, W)C ceramic matrix composites

Fu, Yong Qing, Gu, Yan-Wei. and Du, Hejun (2001) SiC whisker toughened Al2O3-(Ti, W)C ceramic matrix composites. Scripta Materialia, 44 (1). pp. 111-116. ISSN 1359 6462

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1359-6462(00)00550-9

Abstract

Nowadays, more and more researchers begin to utilize more than one type of reinforcing agent to fabricate ceramic matrix composites in order to improve the mechanical properties of ceramic materials to a greater degree 1 and 11. The aim of this research work is to use SiC whiskers to improve the fracture toughness and flexural strength of (Ti, W)C reinforced Al2O3 composite material. The effects of SiC whisker content and sintering temperature on the relative density, flexural strength and fracture toughness of Al2O3-(Ti, W) composites were investigated.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: SiC whiskers, Alumina, (Ti; W)C, sintering, composites, fracture toughness
Subjects: F200 Materials Science
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2015 16:48
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 12:15
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/21771

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