Table of Contents
Textures and Microstructures
Volume 35, Issue 3-4, Pages 291-304

Effect of Gravity on the Kinetics of Consolidation of Powder Bodies

Urals State Technical University, 19 Mira, Ekaterinburg 620002, Russia

Received 26 November 2002

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Physical mathematical model of sintering powders is suggested with respect to the influence of gravitation on sintering kinetics. Structure genesis and evolution in sintered glass-based particulate bodies is investigated both in computer simulations and “in situ”.