The Resistance of Silicon Nitride Ceramics to Thermal Shock and Other Hostile Environments

  • D. J. Godfrey
  • E. R. W. May
Part of the Materials Science Research book series (MSR, volume 5)


The properties of Si3N4 ceramics relevant to thermal shook are described, and results of testing and hardware trials discussed. The technology of Si3N4 materials, and their potential for other hostile environments, is reviewed.


Thermal Shock Piston Ring Thermal Shock Testing Vitreous Silica Si3N4 Ceramic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Godfrey
    • 1
  • E. R. W. May
    • 1
  1. 1.Admiralty Materials LaboratoryPoole, DorsetEngland

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