Weakest-link failure prediction for ceramics

L.J.M.G. Dortmans, G. With, de

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Abstract

A review with 10 refs. Detailed problems assocd. with measurement and interpretation of the bend strength of ceramics are presented. The relation between 3- and 4-point bend and biaxial test results is discussed in the light of current theor. understanding. There remain a no. of unresolved aspects, and a new, damage-mechanics approach is discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDesigning with structural ceramics : Europhysics industrial workshop, held at Petten, The Netherlands, 3-6 April 1990
EditorsR.W. Davidge, M.H. Voorde, van de
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
PublisherElsevier
Pages76-81
ISBN (Print)1-85166-740-7
Publication statusPublished - 1991

Publication series

NameEUR
Volume14057
ISSN (Print)1018-5593

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