Bulletin July 2007 Vol 86, No. 7 Online-only papers | The American Ceramic Society

Bulletin July 2007 Vol 86, No. 7 Online-only papers

“DOE and ANN Models for Powder Mixture Packing
Design of experiments and artificial neural network techniques were used to study packing of fused alumina powders composed of three different sizes of particles.
Sedat Akkurt, Marcello Romagnoli and Mucahit Sutcu

“Scratching Behavior of Al2O3-ZrO2 and Al2O3-ZrO2-SiC Ceramic Composites
The rate of wear and coefficient of friction of Al2O3-ZrO2 and Al2O3-ZrO2-SiC composites prepared by heat-treatment and pressing were studied using a scratch tester under various loads.
S.H. Kenawy and M.M. Mahmoud

“Multifunctional Aluminum-Magnesium-Titanium-Based Intermetallic Compounds Reinforced with Ceramic Particles
The goals of a research project to investigate synthesis and testing of new lightweight automobile components are presented in detail.
Varuzan Kevorkijan