Glass : mechanics and technology / Eric Le Bourhis.

Title: 
Glass : mechanics and technology / Eric Le Bourhis.

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Author/Artist: 
Le Bourhis, Eric, author.
Description: 
xxviii, 388 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 25 cm
Edition: 
Second edition.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
146847
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Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
TP857.L44 2014
Notes: 
Previous edition: 2008.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Contents: 
Glass, a ceramic material --
Glass prehistory and history --
Applications of glass --
Glass structure --
Glass rheology --
Mechanical strength of glass --
Contact resistance of glass --
Ageing of glass --
Mechanics of glass processes --
Production control of residual stresses --
High-tech products and R&D --
Conclusion --
Light absorption, dispersion and polarization --
Atomic structure and bond formation --
Thermal expansion and elasticity --
Falling sphere viscometer and fining of glass --
Theoretical strength of a solid --
Weibull analysis --
Photoelastic set-up for lectures --
Instrumented nanoindentation applied to thin films --
Strain and stress --
Flow and plasticity in glass --
Finite element analysis --
X-ray diffraction analysis of thin-film residual stresses --
Diffusion --
Glossary.
ISBN: 
9783527337057 (hbk.)
3527337059 (hbk.)
9783527679423 (ePDF)