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Austenitic TRIP/TWIP Steels and Steel-Zirconia Composites

Design of Tough, Transformation-Strengthened Composites and Structures

  • Presents the most recent research on austenitic stainless steels with transformation-induced plasticity (TRIP) and twinning-induced plasticity (TWIP)

  • Discusses the development and properties of new composites composed of steel and zirconia

  • Showcases new processing technologies on basis of powder metallurgy and melt infiltration to produce novel composite materials

Part of the book series: Springer Series in Materials Science (SSMATERIALS, volume 298)

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Table of contents (24 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Ceramic Casting Technologies for Fine and Coarse Grained TRIP-Matrix-Composites

    • Claudia Heuer, Marie Oppelt, Christos G. Aneziris
    Pages 1-40Open Access
  3. Design of High Alloy Austenitic CrMnNi Steels Exhibiting TRIP/TWIP Properties

    • Qiuliang Huang, Marco Wendler, Javad Mola, Andreas Weiß, Lutz Krüger, Olena Volkova
    Pages 41-75Open Access
  4. Tailoring of Thermophysical Properties of New TRIP/TWIP Steel Alloys to Optimize Gas Atomization

    • Iurii Korobeinikov, Humberto Chaves, Olena Volkova
    Pages 77-112Open Access
  5. Production of Ceramic Steel Composite Castings Through Infiltration

    • Paul Rähmer, Claudia Dommaschk, Gotthard Wolf
    Pages 113-137Open Access
  6. Ceramic Extrusion Technologies for Fine Grained TRIP Matrix Composite Materials

    • Christian Weigelt, Marie Oppelt, Christos G. Aneziris
    Pages 139-166Open Access
  7. Powder Forging of Presintered TRIP-Matrix Composites

    • Markus Kirschner, Sergey Guk, Rudolf Kawalla, Ulrich Prahl
    Pages 223-255Open Access
  8. Synthesis of TRIP Matrix Composites by Field Assisted Sintering Technology—Challenges and Results

    • Sabine Decker, Markus Radajewski, Lutz Krüger
    Pages 257-282Open Access
  9. Electron Beam Technologies for the Joining of High Alloy TRIP/TWIP Steels and Steel-Matrix Composites

    • Lars Halbauer, Anja Buchwalder, Horst Biermann
    Pages 283-323Open Access
  10. Microstructure Aspects of the Deformation Mechanisms in Metastable Austenitic Steels

    • David Rafaja, Christiane Ullrich, Mykhaylo Motylenko, Stefan Martin
    Pages 325-377Open Access
  11. Behaviour of Metastable and Stable Austenitic Stainless Steels Under Planar-Biaxial Load

    • Carl H. Wolf, Sebastian Henkel, Horst Biermann
    Pages 451-483Open Access
  12. X-Ray Computer Tomography for Three-Dimensional Characterization of Deformation and Damage Processes

    • Harry Berek, Marie Oppelt, Christos G. Aneziris
    Pages 529-556Open Access
  13. CFD Analysis of the Particle and Melt Flow Behavior During Fabrication and Processing of TRIP-Matrix-Composites

    • Sebastian Borrmann, Sebastian Neumann, Rüdiger Schwarze
    Pages 585-619Open Access
  14. Thermodynamic Modelling in the Frames of the TRIP-Matrix-Composite Development

    • Ivan Saenko, Olga Fabrichnaya
    Pages 621-649Open Access

About this book

This open access book presents a collection of the most up-to-date research results in the field of steel development with a focus on pioneering alloy concepts that result in previously unattainable materials properties. Specifically, it gives a detailed overview of the marriage of high-performance steels of the highest strength and form-ability with damage-tolerant zirconia ceramics by innovative manufacturing technologies, thereby yielding a new class of high-performance composite materials. This book describes how new high-alloy stainless TRIP/TWIP steels (TRIP: TRansformation-Induced Plasticity, TWIP: TWinning-induced Plasticity) are combined with zirconium dioxide ceramics in powder metallurgical routes and via melt infiltration to form novel TRIP-matrix composites. This work also provides a timely perspective on new compact and damage-tolerant composite materials, filigree light-weight structures as well as gradient materials, and a close understanding of the mechanisms of the phase transformations.

With a detailed application analysis of state-of-the-art methods in spatial and temporal high-resolution structural analysis, in combination with advanced simulation and modelling, this edited volume is ideal for researchers and engineers working in modern steel development, as well as for graduate students of metallurgy and materials science and engineering.


  • Steel-Matrix Composite
  • Austenitic Stainless Steels
  • Powder Metallurgy
  • Fracture Toughness
  • Mechanical Modeling
  • Melt Flow Behavior
  • CrMnNi Steels
  • Ceramic Casting
  • Melt Infiltration
  • Open Access

Editors and Affiliations

  • Institut für Werkstofftechnik, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany

    Horst Biermann

  • Institut für Keramik, Glas- und Baustofftechnik, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany

    Christos G. Aneziris

About the editors

Horst Biermann has been head of the Institute of Materials Engineering at the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, as University Professor for Materials Engineering since 2000. There, he was Dean of the Faculty of Materials Science and Technology for 10 years. He studied Materials Science at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and received his doctorate and habilitation. His fields of work include plasticity and fatigue as well as surface engineering with about 350 publications as author or co-author. Since 2008 he has been speaker of the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 799 "TRIP-Matrix-Composite - Design of tough, transformation-reinforced composites and structures based on Fe-ZrO2" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). In his career to date, he has received several awards, including the Gerhard-Hess Prize of the German Research Foundation in 1997 and the "Breakthrough" Prize of the German Society for Materials Science in 2012. Since 2012 he has been a full member of the Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz, and since 2015 a full member of the Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Leipzig.


Christos Aneziris has been a professor of Ceramics at the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany since 2001. His major field of research includes fundamental and applied aspects of modern refractories in advanced metallurgy processing routes. His current research spans the areas of iron and steel clean technology and casting up to advanced casting of non ferrous low and high temperature materials, refractories in energy applications as well as non conventional processing routes of metal and ceramic matrix fine- and coarse-grain composite materials, and porous materials. He is speaker of the collaborative research center of the German Research Foundation (DFG) “Multifunctional Filter systems; a contribution to Zero Defect materials”, deputy speaker of the collaborative research center “TRIP – Matrix – Composites” and speaker of the Priority Program “Refractory Initiation for Reduction of Emissions”. Christos Aneziris has been a full member of the Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Leipzig since 2009 and the German Academy of Technical Science (ACATECH) since 2011. Since 2012 he is a member of the review board of the German Research Foundation (DFG) in the field of “Ceramic and Metallic Sintered Materials” and since 2014 member of the board of the “Federation of International Refractory Research and Education - FIRRE”. He has been serving as a member of the board of the German Ceramic Society since 2003 and in 2017 he was elected Fellow of the European Ceramic Society. In 2018 he became member of the World Academy of Ceramics and distinguished life member of the UNITECR organization.

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