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Fracture of brittle solids, Brian Lawn

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Fracture of brittle solids
Title
Fracture of brittle solids
Statement of responsibility
Brian Lawn
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is an advanced text for higher degree materials science students and researchers concerned with the strength of highly brittle covalent–ionic solids, principally ceramics. It is a reconstructed and greatly expanded edition of a book first published in 1975. The book presents a unified continuum, microstructural and atomistic treatment of modern day fracture mechanics from a materials perspective. Particular attention is directed to the basic elements of bonding and microstructure that govern the intrinsic toughness of ceramics. These elements hold the key to the future of ceramics as high-technology materials - to make brittle solids strong, we must first understand what makes them weak. The underlying theme of the book is the fundamental Griffith energy-balance concept of crack propagation. The early chapters develop fracture mechanics from the traditional continuum perspective, with attention to linear and nonlinear crack-tip fields, equilibrium and non-equilibrium crack states. It then describes the atomic structure of sharp cracks, the topical subject of crack-microstructure interactions in ceramics, with special focus on the concepts of crack-tip shielding and crack-resistance curves, and finally deals with indentation fracture, flaws, and structural reliability
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UkCbUP
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Lawn, Brian R
Dewey number
620.1/126
Index
index present
LC call number
TA409
LC item number
.L37 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Cambridge solid state science series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Brittleness
Label
Fracture of brittle solids, Brian Lawn
Link
https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511623127
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Publication
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 378 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511623127
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkCbUP)CR9780511623127
Label
Fracture of brittle solids, Brian Lawn
Link
https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511623127
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 378 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511623127
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkCbUP)CR9780511623127

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