Accession Number : AD0643078

Title :   INTRINSIC BRITTLE STRENGTH OF MAGNESIA BICRYSTALS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept., Sep 61-Dec 65,

Corporate Author : PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK MATERIALS RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s) : Lange,Fred F.

Report Date : 15 SEP 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 167

Abstract : The intrinsic strength of grainboundaries of MgO-bicrystals was studied. The grainboundary strength was found to be 370,000 psi or approximately the same as the single crystal. The attempt to relate the grainboundary strength to the five orientation parameters was not complete. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CERAMIC MATERIALS, TENSILE PROPERTIES), (*ANISOTROPY, CERAMIC MATERIALS), (*MAGNESIUM COMPOUNDS, OXIDES), BRITTLENESS, CRYSTALS, GRAIN BOUNDARIES, FRACTURE(MECHANICS), SINGLE CRYSTALS

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Crystallography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE