Journal article

The Mechanical Properties at High Temperatures of SiC Whisker-Reinforced Alumina

Kenong Xia, Terence G Langdon

MRS Proceedings | Springer Science and Business Media LLC | Published : 1988

Abstract

AbstractCreep tests were conducted at temperatures from 1673 to 1823 K on samples of Al2O3 containing 9.3, 18 and 30 vol % SiC whiskers. The results show that the strains to failure tend to decrease and the stress exponents for the steady-state creep rates tend to increase with increasing volume percentages of SiC whiskers.

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