Replacement of a Ceramic Tile/GFRC Building Skin with Aluminum

Corrosion Test on Candidate Waste Package Basket Materials for the Yucca Mountain Project

Surface Reactivity of High Level Waste Matrices Characterized by Radiometric Emanation Method

Slowing Corrosion Damage in Concrete: The Use of Organic-Coated, Ceramic-Clad, Metallic-Clad and Solid Metallic Reinforcing Bars

From Damage to Fracture Mechanics and Conversely A Combined Approach

Current Issues in Elastic Degradation and Damage

Effect of Temperature on Accurate Interpretation of Data from Piezoelectric Sensors

Some Problems of Electroelastic Fracture

Diffraction of an Antiplane Shear Wave by a Finite Crack in an Orthotropic Piezoelectric Ceramic

Development, Testing and Modeling of Ceramic Composites for Lunar Applications
The procedure referred to as thermal liquefaction allows production of Intermediate Ceramic Composites (ICC) from lunar simulants with various admixtures. For their use as structural materials...

Analysis of Glass-Ceramic Production from Lunar Resources
Two simulated regoliths were used to investigate the effects of processing and composition on the properties of lunar-derived glass-ceramics. For the simulant with moderate iron concentration,...

Treatment of Oil in Water Emulsions by Ceramic-Supported Polymeric Membranes
A novel membrane was developed by growing polymer chains from the surface of a porous ceramic support, resulting in a composite membrane which combines the mechanical properties of the...

Factors Affecting Performance of Vitrified Wasteforms
The acceptability and usefulness of mathematical models for predicting the performance of vitrified wasteforms can be enhanced by their validation using laboratory data generated under...

Comparing Bowen Ratio-Energy Balance Systems for Measuring ET
Two Bowen ratio-energy balance (BREB) systems for measuring evapotranspiration (ET) under wet and dry conditions were compared. The study sites were an irrigated grass sod near Kimberly,...

Constitutive Modeling for Material with Perfect Disordered Heterogeneity
Finite element analysis with large number of elements are performed to simulate perfect disordered heterogenous material. The probabilistic nature of the micromechanical behavior of the...

Microcrack Interaction Toughening in Ceramics and CMCs
The generation of microcracks, which causes an extension of the damage zone at values of stress intensity factor, K, below the expected critical level represented by KIC...

Structural Materials from Lunar Simulants Through Thermal Liquefaction
Thermal liquefaction that allows development of intermediate ceramic composites from a lunar simulant with various admixtures is used to develop structural materials for construction on...

Composite Materials for Structures on Planetary Surfaces
Development of structures for planetary surface environments depends upon the use of the most appropriate materials. Advanced composite materials are apparently the best candidates for...

Combustion Synthesis of Advanced Materials
The combustion synthesis of ceramic-metal composites using an in-situ liquid infiltration technique is described. The effect of varying the reactants and their stoichiometry to provide...

Size Effects in the Fracture of Quasi-Brittle Materials
Causes and influences of the structural size effect that is exhibited by materials such as concrete, mortar, ice rock and ceramics, are discussed. The size effect law, which models this...

 

 

 

 

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