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Ceramic Fibers and Coatings: Advanced Materials for the Twenty-First Century

ISBN13: 9780309074971
ISBN: 0309074975
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $39.75
Publisher: National Academies Press
Published Date:
Pages: 112

High-temperature ceramic fibers are the key components of ceramic matrix composites (CMCs). Ceramic fiber properties (strength, temperature and creep resistance, for example)-along with the debonding characteristics of their coatings-determine the properties of CMCs. This report outlines the state of the art in high-temperature ceramic fibers and coatings, assesses fibers and coatings in terms of future needs, and recommends promising avenues of research. CMCs are also discussed in this report to provide a context for discussing high-temperature ceramic fibers and coatings.