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Strategic Materials and Computational Design / Edition 1

Strategic Materials and Computational Design / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780470921913
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/12/2010
Series: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings Series , #538
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Waltraud M. Kriven is Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Professor Kriven received her Ph.D. in 1976 in Solid State Chemistry from the University of Adelaide in South Auatralia and her B.Sc. (Honors) and Baccalaureate degrees in Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Biochemistry from the same institute. She is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of phase transformations in inorganic compounds and their applications in structural ceramic composites. She has authored or co-authored over 240 research publications, and fourteen books to date.

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Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction xi


Geomaterial Foam to Reinforce Wood 3
E. Prud'homme, P. Michaud, C. Peyratout, A. Smith, S. Rossignol,E. Joussein, and N. Sauvât

Effect of Curing Conditions on the Porosity Characteristics ofMetakaolin-Fly Ash Geopolymers 11
Tammy L. Metroke, Michael V. Henley, and Michael I.Hammons

New Insights on Geopolymerisation using Molybdate, Raman, andInfrared Spectroscopy 17
C. H. Rüscher, E. Mielcarek, J. Wongpa, F. Jirasit, and W.Lutz

Transformation of Polysialate Matrixes from Al-Rich and Si-RichMetakaolins: Polycondensation and Physico-Chemical Properties35
Elie Kamseu and Cristina Leonelli

Effect of High Tensile Strength Polypropylene Chopped FiberReinforcements on the Mechanical Properties of Sodium BasedGeopolymer Composites 47
Daniel R. Lowry and Waltraud M. Kriven

Properties of Basalt Fiber Reinforced Geopolymer Composites51
E. Rill, D. R. Lowry, and W. M. Kriven

Novel Applications of Metal-Geopolymers 69
Oleg Bortnovsky, Petr Bezucha, Petr Sazama, Jiri Dëdecek,Zdena Tvarùzkovâ, and Zdenék Sobalik

Making Foamed Concretes from Fly Ash Based on Geopolymer Method83
Nhi Tuan Pham and Hoang Huy Le

Preparation of Electrically Conductive Materials Based onGeopolymers with Graphite 91
Z. Cerny, I. Jakubec, P. Bezdicka, L. Sulc, J. Machacek, J.Bludskâ, and P. Roubicek

Effect of Synthesis Parameters and Post-Cure Temperature on theMechanical Properties of Geopolymers Containing Slag 101
Tammy L. Metroke, Brian Evans, Jeff Eichler, Michael I. Hammons,and Michael V. Henley


Electronic Structure and Band-Gaps of Eu-Doped LaSi3N5 TernaryNitrides 109
L. Benco, Z. Lences, and P. Sajgalik

First Principle Molecular Dynamic Simulations of Oxygen PlasmaEtching of Organosilicate Low Dielectric Materials 119
Jincheng Du and Mrunal Chaudhari

Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulation of Cation Diffusion inYttria-Stabilized Zirconia 127
Brian Good

Dynamic Neutron Diffraction Study of Thermal Stability andSelf-Recovery in Aluminium Titanate 139
I. M. Low and Z. Oo


Titanium and Aluminium Based Compounds as a Precursor forSHSofTi2AIN 153
L. Chlubny, J. Lis, and M. M. Bucko

Investigations on the Oxidation Behavior of Max-Phase BasedTi2AIC Coatings on 7-TiAI 161
Maik Fröhlich

Study of High-Temperature Thermal Stability of Max Phases inVacuum 171
I. M. Low, W. K. Pang, S. J. Kennedy, and R. I. Smith

Detection of Amorphous Silica in Oxidized Maxthal Ti3SiC2 at500-1000°C 181
W. K. Pang, I. M. Low, J. V. Hanna, and J. P. Palmquist

Author Index 191

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