Evaluation and Measurement of Surface/Subsurface Crack Damage of Ground Ceramics


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While be ground, ceramic is prone to engender surface/subsurface crack damage layer because of great grinding force and high brittle of the material. The crack damage layer was investigated in this research. In experiment, it is observed that the surface/subsurface crack damage layer consists of three kinds of cracks: surface micro-cracks, surface macro-cracks and subsurface crack system. To evaluate expediently the degree of damage to the machined components, the index of surface/subsurface crack damage - Dc, is defined.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 471-472)

Edited by:

Xing Ai, Jianfeng Li and Chuanzhen Huang




B. Lin et al., "Evaluation and Measurement of Surface/Subsurface Crack Damage of Ground Ceramics", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 471-472, pp. 47-51, 2004

Online since:

December 2004




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