Glass Science / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
This edition retains its pedagogical structure but has been extensively revised and updated. Features advances in the field pertaining to the latest developments on fatigue and fracture as well as environmental aspects of some hazardous materials and their effects on glass during long term storage. Contains a new description of the oxidation state of glass and its components based on the phase rule. Includes a new chapter on chemical durability with recent information regarding corrosion of glass and radioactive waste disposal.
Table of ContentsGlass Formation.Structure.Phase Separation.Crystallization.Viscosity.Glass Transition.Molecular Solution and Diffusion in Glass.Fracture.Fatigue in Glass.Surfaces.Reactions with Gases.Chemical Durability: Reaction of Water with Glass.Ion Exchange and Potentials of Glass Electrodes.Electrical Conductivity and Ionic Diffusion.Dielectric and Mechanical Loss.Optical Absorption in Glasses.Indexes.