Accession Number : ADA013573

Title :   Fracture Probability of Quartz Crystals Cooled Through the alpha-beta Phase Transformation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Sep 69-31 Dec 74,

Corporate Author : CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIV CLEVELAND OHIO DEPT OF METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Cooper,A. R.

Report Date : 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Experimental findings on the fracture probability of quartz crystals cooled through the alpha-beta phase transformation are compared with numerical solutions of the equivalent thermal stress problem.

Descriptors :   *QUARTZ, *PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS, *FRACTURE(MECHANICS), COOLING, THERMAL STRESSES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE