Microcrack Nucleation in Ceramics Subject to a Phase Transformation

Y. FU, A. G. EVANS, W. M. KRIVEN

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Abstract

The nucleation of microcracks from twins formed in mono‐clinic ZrO2 was analyzed. The twin formation was shown to result in large tensile stress concentrations capable of spontaneous microcrack nucleation. The role of interface dislocations in microcrack nucleation was also considered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)626-630
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Ceramic Society
Volume67
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Materials Chemistry

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