Physical and Chemical Processes of Making Ceramics

  • Bruce Velde
  • Isabelle C. Druc
Part of the Natural Science in Archaeology book series (ARCHAEOLOGY)

Abstract

In the preceding chapters we have dealt with the materials which are found in ceramics, clays, silts and sands. Now we wish to look at the processes which come into play as one uses the raw materials to form and fire them into a ceramic body.

Keywords

Permeability Porosity Cobalt Arsenic Shrinkage 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce Velde
    • 1
  • Isabelle C. Druc
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire de GéologieURA CNRS 1316 Ecole Normale SupérieureParis Cedex 05France
  2. 2.Peabody Museum of Natural History Division of AnthropologyYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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