Applications of Ceramic Materials

  • Murat Bengisu
Part of the Engineering Materials book series (ENG.MAT.)


The use of ceramic materials in science and industry is becoming increasingly widespread. As discussed in Chap. 4, ceramic materials have important advantages over metals and polymers in electronic devices at high temperatures or in corrosive environments. This chapter will briefly review structural, refractory, energy production, biotechnological, and electronic applications of ceramic materials. Research and development efforts will continue to expand the applications of ceramic materials. Thus, it should be noted that many applications that are termed “potential” here may soon become actual applications, and many new ones will be added to the current list of applications.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Murat Bengisu
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  1. 1.Department of Industrial EngineeringEastern MediterraneanFamagusta TRNCTurkey

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