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Fracture Mirrors in Polycrystalline Ceramics and Glass

  • H. P. Kirchner
  • R. M. Gruver
Part of the Fracture Mechanics of Ceramics book series (FMOC, volume 1)

Abstract

Measurements of the radii of fracture mirrors have been used extensively to analyse glass fracture surfaces. Several investigators including Terao,1 Levengood2 and Shand3,4 investigated the relationship between the fracture stress (σf) and mirror radius (rm). The data are in reasonable agreement with

Keywords

Residual Stress Silicon Carbide Fracture Stress Flexural Strength Silicon Nitride 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. P. Kirchner
    • 1
  • R. M. Gruver
    • 1
  1. 1.Ceramic Finishing CompanyState CollegeUSA

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