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Elastic properties of porous oxide ceramics prepared using starch as a pore-forming agent
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?ivcov?، نويسنده , , Zuzana and ?ern?، نويسنده , , Martin and Pabst، نويسنده , , Willi and Gregorov?، نويسنده , , Eva، نويسنده ,
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روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2009
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The elastic properties, in particular the tensile modulus (Youngʹs modulus) and Poisson ratio, of porous alumina, zirconia, and alumina–zirconia composite ceramics are studied using the resonance frequency method and the results compared with theoretical predictions. Starch is used as a pore-forming agent, so that the resulting microstructure is essentially of the matrix-inclusion type (with large bulk pores, connected by small throats when a percolation threshold is exceeded). It is found that for this type of microstructure the porosity dependence of the Youngʹs modulus is significantly below the upper Hashin–Shtrikman bound and the power-law prediction; it corresponds well, however, to a recently proposed exponential relation and to an empirical volume-weighted average of the upper and lower Hashin–Shtrikman bounds. Results for all three types of ceramics indicate that – in the porosity range considered, i.e. up to approximately 50% – the Poisson ratio depends only slightly on porosity.
Keywords :
porosity , mechanical properties , Al2O3 , ZrO2 , Starch consolidation casting , Microstructure-final
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Journal of the European Ceramic Society
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