Elastic Moduli Data for Polycrystalline Ceramics

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Database Reference: NIST Structural Ceramics Database, SRD Database Number 30.

Journal Reference:

Elastic Moduli Data for Polycrystalline Ceramics,
R. G. Munro, NISTIR 6853, (2002),
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899.

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All solid materials can deform, stretch, compress, bend, flex, shear, twist, or otherwise deviate from their original unstressed sizes and shapes when subjected to external forces or internal thermal stresses. This propensity of materials to deform under exerted forces is a critically important consideration in the design of any mechanical component whose operation depends on its ability to sustain loads or to maintain dimensions within specified tolerances. Especially important is the condition known as elastic deformation.
The deformation produced by an external force acting on a solid is said to be elastic when removing the external force returns the solid to its original undeformed state.
The present compilation of elastic moduli data for polycrystalline oxide ceramics includes Young's modulus, shear modulus, bulk modulus, and Poisson's ratio. The data have been collected from the technical literature, either as reported in textual or tabular formats or as digitized from graphical formats. Special attention has been given to the dependence of the moduli on porosity and temperature.
To access a table of data in this compilation, click on the table number (Tbl.Nbr.) in the Table of Contents.

Table of Contents

Tbl. Nbr. Material Formula Material Name
901 Al2O3 aluminum oxide, alumina
902 Al6Si2O13 mullite, mullite(3:2), 3Al2O3 · 2SiO2
903 BaZrO3 barium zirconate
904 BeO beryllium oxide, beryllia
905 Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x Bi:2212
906 Bi2-xPbxSr2CaCu2O8+y Bi(Pb):2212
907 Bi2-xPbxSr2Ca2Cu3O10-y Bi(Pb):2223
908 Dy2O3 dysprosium oxide, dysprosia
909 Er2O3 erbium oxide, erbia
910 Gd2O3 gadolinium oxide, gadolinia
911 HfO2(monoclinic) hafnium dioxide (monoclinic), monoclinic hafnia
912 HfO2 · xEr2O3(partially stabilized) hafnium dioxide (partially stabilized), erbia partially stabilized hafnia, Er-PSH, HfO2(PSH,Er)
913 HfO2 · xEu2O3(partially stabilized) hafnium dioxide (partially stabilized), europia partially stabilized hafnia, Eu-PSH, HfO2(PSH,Eu)
914 HfO2 · xY2O3(partially stabilized) hafnium dioxide (partially stabilized), yttria partially stabilized hafnia, Y-PSH, HfO2(PSH,Y)
915   Special Table Number in NISTIR 6853. There is no data set for this Table Number.
916 HfO2 · xEr2O3(cubic) hafnium dioxide (cubic), erbia stabilized cubic hafnia, Er-HfO2(c), HfO2(cubic,Er)
917 HfO2 · xGd2O3(cubic) hafnium dioxide (cubic), gadolinia stabilized cubic hafnia, Gd-HfO2(c), HfO2(cubic,Gd)
918 HfO2 · xPr2O3(cubic) hafnium dioxide (cubic), praseodymia stabilized cubic hafnia, Pr-HfO2(c), HfO2(cubic,Pr)
919 HfO2 · xTb2O3(cubic) hafnium dioxide (cubic), terbia stabilized cubic hafnia, Tb-HfO2(c), HfO2(cubic,Tb)
920 HfO2 · xY2O3(cubic) hafnium dioxide (cubic), yttria stabilized cubic hafnia, Y-HfO2(c), HfO2(cubic,Y)
921   Special Table Number in NISTIR 6853. There is no data set for this Table Number.
922 Ho2O3 holmium oxide, holmia
923 La2-xSrxCuO4-y La(Sr):21
924 Lu2O3 lutetium oxide, lutetia
925 MgAl2O4 magnesium aluminate spinel
926 MgO magnesium oxide, magnesia
927 PrBa2Cu3O7-x Pr:123
928 Sc2O3 scandium oxide, scandia
929 SiO2 silicon dioxide, silica, fused silica, fused quartz, vitreous silica
930 SmBa2Cu3O7-x Sm:123
931 Sm2O3 samarium oxide, samaria
932 ThO2 thorium dioxide, thoria
933 TiO2 titanium dioxide, titania
934 Tm2O3 thulium oxide, thulia
935 UO2 uranium dioxide
936 YBa2Cu3O7-x yttrium barium copper oxide, Y:123, YBCO
937 YBa2ZrO6 yttrium barium zirconate
938 Y2O3 yttrium oxide, yttria
939 Y2O3 · xThO2 yttria(thoria), Y2O3(ThO2), thoria-doped yttria, Th-Y2O3
940 Y2O3 · xZrO2 yttria(zirconia), Y2O3(ZrO2), zirconia-doped yttria, Zr-Y2O3
941 Yb2O3 ytterbium oxide, ytterbia
942 ZnO zinc oxide
943 ZrO2(monoclinic) zirconium dioxide (monoclinic), zirconia (monoclinic), monoclinic zirconia, ZrO2(m)
944 ZrO2 · xMgO (partially stabilized) zirconium dioxide (partially stabilized), magnesia partially stabilized zirconia, Mg-PSZ, ZrO2(PSZ,Mg)
945 ZrO2 · xCaO (cubic) zirconium dioxide (cubic), Ca-stabilized cubic zirconia, Ca-ZrO2(c), ZrO2(cubic,Ca)
946 ZrO2 · xPr2O3(cubic) zirconium dioxide (cubic), Pr-stabilized cubic zirconia, Pr-ZrO2(c), ZrO2(cubic,Pr)
947 ZrO2 · xTb2O3(cubic) zirconium dioxide (cubic), Tb-stabilized cubic zirconia, Tb-ZrO2(c), ZrO2(cubic,Tb)
948 ZrO2 · xY2O3(cubic) zirconium dioxide (cubic), Y-stabilized cubic zirconia, Y-ZrO2(c), ZrO2(cubic,Y)
949 ZrO2 · xY2O3 · yFe2O3(cubic) zirconium dioxide (cubic), Y,Fe-stabilized cubic zirconia, Y,Fe-ZrO2(c), ZrO2(cubic,Y,Fe)
950   Special Table Number in NISTIR 6853. There is no data set for this Table Number.
951 ZrO2 · xCeO2(tetragonal) zirconium dioxide (tetragonal), Ce-stabilized tetragonal zirconia polycrystal, Ce-ZrO2(TZP), Ce-TZP, ZrO2(TZP,Ce)
952 ZrO2 · xEr2O3(tetragonal) zirconium dioxide (tetragonal), Er-stabilized tetragonal zirconia polycrystal, Er-ZrO2(TZP), Er-TZP, ZrO2(TZP,Er)
953 ZrO2 · xY2O3(tetragonal) zirconium dioxide (tetragonal), Y-stabilized tetragonal zirconia polycrystal, Y-ZrO2(TZP), Y-TZP, ZrO2(TZP,Y)

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