Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
In situ measurement of fatigue-crack growth rates in a silicon carbide ceramic at elevated temperatures using a D.C. potential system
- Author(s): Ritchie, R.O.
- et al.
The understanding of the mechanisms of fatigue-crack propagation in advanced ceramcis at elevated temperatures (>800 degreesC) has in part been hampered by the experimental difficulty in directly measuring crack lengths, and hence crack-growth rates, at such high temperatures.