This book gives a comprehensive account on the manufacturing techniques to synchronize the desired properties of both traditional and advanced ceramics.
Offers exclusive and up to date information on industrial ceramic processing equipment and approaches and discusses actual industrial practices taking a product-oriented approach
It should serve as a text to answer the processing of ceramics and achieve targeted product in industrial environment.
Table of Contents
1. Manufacturing Excellence in Ceramic Industry. 2. Particle Management. 3. Transparent Ceramics. 4. Porous Ceramics. 5. Ceramic Coatings. 6. Refractories and Failures. 7. Whitewares and Glazes. 8. Glass Processing and Properties. 9. Miniaturization of Complex Ceramics. 10. Structural and Functional Prototypes.
Dr. Debasish Sarkar is currently a Professor at the Department of Ceramic Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, Odisha, India. After his undergraduate in Ceramic Engineering from University of Calcutta in 1996, he completed a M.Tech in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, followed by a Ph.D in Ceramic Engineering at NIT, Rourkela. In due course of visiting researcher in Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS), South Korea, he has gained extensive experience in ceramic processing for the wide perspective. As Principal Investigator, he has managed several research projects including Nanomaterials for functional and structural applications, and Refractories. The government of India and Industry like Tata Steel Ltd., Tata Krosaki Refractories Ltd, etc. sponsored most of the fund.
Debasish is internationally recognized expert in the academic and industrial research. Several works are highlighted in "Global Medical Discovery, Canada" as well as published as European patent. He has been awarded Materials Research Society (MRSI) of India Medal Award, 2016 for the work on patient-specific Orthopaedic implants, is a symbol of his outstanding career. He is life member of American Ceramic Society, Indian Ceramic Society and Indian Institute of Metals.
He has cumulative 23 years of experience and published 65 peer-reviewed international journal papers, 20 papers in conference proceedings, and 3 book chapters in Pan Stanford Publisher, Singapore, Wiley - VCH Verlag GmbH and Elsevier. In recent he has published a book on Nanostructured Ceramics in CRC Press, USA. He has been a lead inventor in one Korean patent, one European patent and one Indian Patent, and co-inventor for two Korean patents. He has published and reviewed in ACS, Blackwell Publishing Inc, Electrochemical Society, Elsevier, RSC, Springer, etc. He is holding position a member of different Editorial Board and Technical Committee around the globe.