This popular reference offers a clear understanding of the scientific principles of ceramics processing required for the development and production of new advanced ceramics. In the latest edition significant new material has been added to the chapters on raw materials, liquids and surfactants, vapor deposition, printing, coating processes and firing. Contains several new features including processing flow diagrams, tables summarizing important points, 100+ new figures as well as descriptions of defects and their causes which are either itemized in the text or summarized in a table. Also includes numerous problems and examples following each chapter.An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all the problems in the book is available from the Wiley editorial department.
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