MS 30 Ceramics

MATERIAL SCIENCE:

"Ceramics"
ABOUT THIS LESSON: Material Science, Ceramics

Lesson 30 of 33. This lesson presents an overview of ceramic materials including: earthenware, stoneware and porcelain. The materials used, and the properties of the ceramics is explained. Bricks are also described; including materials and manufacturing.

Knowledge Check:
What is kaolin?
What is the purpose of glazing of ceramic material?
Describe the extrusion process of brick making.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Theodore Miner has a B.S. degree in Physics and a degree in Electronics. He has worked for many years in the area of Industrial Control systems. His work involves evaluating materials and components used in electronic systems and performing failure analysis on control systems. His hobbies include tinkering with microcontroller home projects and ham radio.