Handbook of Structural Ceramics

Handbook of Structural Ceramics

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Advanced structural ceramics are a unique and sophisticated class of materials. They are finding increased usage in many load bearing applications - such as cutting tools, automotive engine components, heat exchangers, and aerospace equipment - as well as in gene splicing equipment, office machinery, and prosthetic devices.In general, complex shapes can be formed from this material by dry or isostatic pressing, injection molding, extruding, or slip ... A typical automotive stainless- steel exhaust valve, such as 21-2N stainless steel, has a weight of 100 g, whereas the ... nickel- or cobalt-based alloys have been used in valve seat inserts to extend the engine operating temperatures and ... The turbocharger is a compressor which boosts the intake air pressure to the engine cylinders and allows the engine toanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Structural Ceramics
Author:Mel M. Schwartz
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Companies - 1992


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