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Ceramics (4 points)



Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Classification and general properties of ceramics, crystal structures of ceramics and minerals. Preparation of ceramic powders, green body shaping, solid state sintering, liquid phase sintering, hot-pressing. Microstructures and grain boundary engineering. Glass and glass-ceramics. Mechanical properties, thermal, electrical and optical properties.

Assessment: Examinations: 85% + Practical reports: 15%

Contact Hours: 24 lectures plus tutorials

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