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Introduction and Overview

  • I. J. McColm
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Abstract

When asking the above question one is often implying that a previous request for information is too open and has no precise answer. Indeed it should be the answer to a type of question frequently asked: “How hard is this ceramic, this rock or powder, etc.?”

Keywords

Flow Stress Plastic Zone Vickers Hardness Boron Carbide Ceramic System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. J. McColm
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  1. 1.University of BradfordBradfordEngland

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