Table of Contents
Journal of Powder Technology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 598024, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/598024
Research Article

Improvement in Contact Strength of Si3N4/SiC Composite by Crack Healing

Faculty of Engineering, Yokohama National University, 79-5 Tokiwadai, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama 240-8501, Japan

Received 28 February 2013; Accepted 27 May 2013

Academic Editor: Fariborz Tavangarian

Copyright © 2013 Koji Takahashi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. M. C. Chu, S. Sato, Y. Kobayashi, and K. Ando, “Damage healing and strengthening behaviour in intelligent mullite/SiC ceramics,” Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, vol. 18, no. 9, pp. 1019–1029, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. K. Ando, T. Ikeda, S. Sato, F. Yao, and Y. Kobayasi, “A preliminary study on crack healing behaviour of Si3N4/SiC composite ceramics,” Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 119–122, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. W. Nakao, K. Takahashi, and K. Ando, “Self-healing of surface cracks in structural ceramics,” in Self-Healing Materials: Fundamentals, Design Strategies, and Applications, S. K. Ghosh, Ed., pp. 183–217, WILEY-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  4. H. Z. Wu, C. W. Lawrence, S. G. Roberts, and B. Derby, “The strength of Al2O3/SiC nanocomposites after grinding and annealing,” Acta Materialia, vol. 46, no. 11, pp. 3839–3848, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. M. Liu, J.-I. Takagi, and A. Tsukuda, “Strength recovery of ground ceramics via electric furnace heating,” Journal of Materials Processing Technology, vol. 127, no. 1, pp. 107–114, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. S.-K. Lee, M. Ono, W. Nakao, K. Takahashi, and K. Ando, “Crack-healing behaviour of mullite/SiC/Y2O3 composites and its application to the structural integrity of machined components,” Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol. 25, no. 15, pp. 3495–3502, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. T. Osada, W. Nakao, K. Takahashi, K. Ando, and S. Saito, “Strength recovery behavior of machined Al2O3/SiC nano-composite ceramics by crack-healing,” Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol. 27, no. 10, pp. 3261–3267, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. Y.-S. Jung, W. Nakao, K. Takahashi, K. Ando, and S. Saito, “Crack healing of machining cracks introduced by wheel grinding and resultant high-temperature mechanical properties in a Si3N4/SiC composite,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol. 92, no. 1, pp. 167–173, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. T. Fett and D. Munz, “Influence of stress gradients on failure in contact strength tests with cylinder loading,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, vol. 69, no. 12, pp. 1353–1361, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. S. Bouras, I. Zerizer, F. Gheldane, M. T. Bouazza, and B. Bouzabata, “Study of the resistance to crack propagation in alumina by acoustic emission,” Ceramics International, vol. 34, no. 8, pp. 1857–1865, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus