Comprehensive Hard Materials, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0080965288
  • ISBN-13: 9780080965284
  • DDC: 620.11
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1800 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Comprehensive Hard Materials deals with the production, uses, and properties of the carbides, nitrides, and borides of hard metals and titanium, as well as tools made of ceramics, super-hard boron nitrides, diamonds, and related compounds. Articles include the technologies of powder production (including their precursor materials), milling, granulation, cold and hot compaction, sintering, hot isostatic pressing, hot-pressing, injection molding and coating technologies for refractory metals, hard metals, and hard materials. Characterization, testing, quality assurance, and applications are also covered. Comprehensive Hard Materials offers meaningful insights on materials at the leading edge of technology. It aids in continued research and development and is a critical information resource to academics and industry professionals. Hard materials operate at the leading edge of technology, and continued research and development is critical to meet future technological challenges.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Volume Editors.
List of Contributors.
1: Introduction to Hardmetals.
2: History of Hardmetals.
3: Fundamentals and General Applications of Hardmetals.
4: Microstructure and Morphology of Hardmetals.
5: Classes of Materials.
6: Cemented Tungsten Carbide Hardmetal—An Introduction.
7: Cermets.
8: Synthesis and Processing.
9: Powder Synthesis.
10: Powder Processing and Green Shaping.
11: Consolidation Techniques.
12: Mechanical Properties.
13: Hardness and Deformation of Hardmetals at Room Temperature.
14: Fracture and Strength of Hardmetals at Room Temperature.
15: Fatigue of Cemented Carbides.
16: Wear of Hardmetals.
17: Residual Stresses.
18: Mechanical Behavior of Hardmetals at High Temperature.
19: Applications.
20: Cemented Carbides for Mining, Construction and Wear Parts.
21: Coating Applications for Cutting Tools.
22: Coatings by Thermal Spray.
23: Coatings by Laser Cladding.
24: Joining Cemented Carbides.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Fundamental Aspects of Hard Ceramics.
3: Synthesis and Processing.
4: Processing of Alumina and Corresponding Composites.
5: Synthesis/Processing of Silicon Nitride Ceramics.
6: Processing of Silicon Carbide-Based Ceramics.
7: Spark Plasma Sintering of Nanoceramic Composites.
8: Advanced Manufacturing of Hard Ceramics.
9: Joining Methods for Hard Ceramics.
10: Microstructure and Properties.
11: Microstructural Characterization of Hard Ceramics.
12: Mechanical Characterization of Ceramics: Designing with Brittle Materials.
13: Toughness, Fatigue and Thermal Shock of Ceramics: Microstructural Effects.
14: High-Temperature Mechanical Behavior of Hard Ceramics.
15: Mechanical Behavior of SiC Fiber-Reinforced Ceramic Matrix Composites.
16: Resistance to Contact Deformation and Damage of Hard Ceramics.
17: Wear of Hard Ceramics.
18: Corrosion of Ceramic Materials.
19: Coatings and Applications.
20: PVD and CVD Hard Coatings.
21: Thermal and Environmental Barrier Coatings for Si-Based Ceramics.
22: Ceramic Cutting Tools.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Theory.
2: The Physics of Strong Bonds.
3: From Diamond to Superhard Borides and Oxides.
4: High-Pressure Phase Diagrams of the Systems Containing Carbon and BN.
5: Theory of Superhard Materials.
6: Taming the Untamable—The Art and Science of Diamond Polishing.
7: Materials: Growth, Properties and Applications: Carbon-Based DLC.
8: Diamond-Like Carbon Films, Properties and Applications.
9: Nano– and Poly–Diamond.
10: Production of Nanodiamond Particles.
11: Nanopolycrystalline Diamond without Binder and Its Application to Various High-Pressure Apparatus.
12: Single Crystalline Diamond.
13: HPHT Synthesis of Large, High-Quality, Single Crystal Diamonds.
14: Ultrafast Deposition of Diamond by Plasma-Enhanced CVD.
15: Single Crystal Diamond Growth on Iridium.
16: Conductivity and Impurity Doping on Single Crystal Diamond.
17: Single-Ion Implantation in Diamond with a High Lateral Resolution: A Key Technology for the Fabrication of Quantum Devices.
18: Selected Properties of Diamond and Applications.
19: Surface Electronic Properties of Diamond.
20: Polycrystalline CVD Diamond for Industrial Applications.
21: Diamond Nanoparticles: Surface Modifications and Applications.
22: Diamond for Particle and Photon Detection in Extreme Conditions.
23: Single Color Centers in Diamond: Materials, Devices, and Applications.
24: Electrochemical Application of Diamond Electrodes.
25: Other Carbon Phases.
26: Superhard Materials Based on Fullerenes and Nanotubes.
27: Nanostructured Superhard Carbon Phases Synthesized from Fullerites under Pressure.
28: Graphene Properties and Application.
29: III-V Based and Novel Materials.
30: Synthesis and Properties of Single Crystalline cBN and Its Sintered Body.
31: Cubic Boron Nitride Films: Properties and Applications.
32: High-Pressure Synthesis of Novel Superhard Phases.