Crack-healing in ceramics

Fariborz Tavangarian, David Hui, Guoqiang Li

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In recent years, numerous studies have been conducted on the crack-healing behavior of ceramic materials. Design of ceramic structures with the ability of crack-healing in service is one of the most important objectives of many scientists. Development of such structures in fuel cells, aerospace, automotive and military industries can save a lot of money from a maintenance cost viewpoint. This paper addresses the most recent findings from researchers in the field of crack-healing in ceramics and discusses future perspectives in this research area.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)56-87
Number of pages32
JournalComposites Part B: Engineering
StatePublished - Jul 1 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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