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Ceramics engineering (4 points)



Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Property measurements. Sintering and microstructure. Alumina ceramics. Zirconia based ceramics. Non-oxide ceramics, composites. Introduction to functional ceramics. Ceramics used as capacitors, piezoelectrics, thermistors and varistors. Optical fibres. Superconductors. Diamond coatings. Ceramic gas sensors. General principles of the problems and solutions used in designing with brittle materials.


Prerequisites: MTE3507

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