Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 28, Issue 7, pp 1910–1918

The effect of surface-limited microcracks on the effective Young's modulus of ceramics

Part III Experiments

Authors

  • Y. Kim
    • Department of Metallugry, Mechanics and Materials ScienceMichigan State University
  • E. D. Case
    • Department of Metallugry, Mechanics and Materials ScienceMichigan State University
  • S. Gaynor
    • Department of Metallugry, Mechanics and Materials ScienceMichigan State University
Papers

DOI: 10.1007/BF00595764

Cite this article as:
Kim, Y., Case, E.D. & Gaynor, S. J Mater Sci (1993) 28: 1910. doi:10.1007/BF00595764

Abstract

The effect of aligned Vickers indentation cracks upon the Young's modulus of polycrystalline alumina bars was investigated. The measured Young's modulus for indented specimens was compared with the theoretical predictions based on a variety of models, including a model developed by the authors.

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