Accession Number : ADA132847

Title :   Effect of Contact Damage on the Strength of Ceramic Materials.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Wiederhorn,S M ; Lawn,Brain R ; Fuller,Edwin R , Jr ; Hockey,B J ; Roberts,D E

PDF Url : ADA132847

Report Date : Oct 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : Work on this program during the past year has been directed towards: (1) analysis of surface damage that occurs during sliding contact; (2) measurement at elevated temperatures of friction between ceramics; (3) investigation of point and line damage that occurs during sharp contact.

Descriptors :   *CERAMIC MATERIALS, *EROSION RESISTANCE, *BRITTLENESS, DAMAGE, DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, SURFACES, SLIDING CONTACTS, HIGH TEMPERATURE, SLIDING FRICTION, COEFFICIENTS, HARDNESS, WEAR, SHARPNESS, FATIGUE(MECHANICS), RESIDUAL STRESS, CRACKS, SILICA GLASS, COPPER, TUNGSTEN

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE