Refractory Linings: ThermoMechanical Design and Applications, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Refractory Linings

ThermoMechanical Design and Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Charles Schacht

CRC Press

504 pages

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Hardback: 9780824795603
pub: 1995-01-25
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This work describes the technology necessary to optimize the performance of any refractory lining. It provides an overview of the thermomechanical behaviour and wear of refractory lining systems, and details the structural behaviour of several classical refractory geometries, highlighting the critical regions of each lining system where high stress is most likely to create fractures.


". . .The case studies. . .are helpful, particularly to both the research worker and the practising engineer. . . .The overall presentation of the book is good. . ..It is a very commendable text relating fundamental principles to an understanding of actual behaviour in refractory linings."


". . .a resource for understanding the fundamentals of lining behaviour. . . .very readable and provides much useful information."

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Table of Contents

Introduction and general overview; load types; material properties concepts; discussion on ASTM strength tests of refractory materials; choosing the best refractory for thermomechanical application; static compressive stress-strain data; creep data; thermomechanical aspects of joints; refractory lining hinges; the influence of stress state on the strength of refractories; thermal expansion data; fundamentals of refractory brick arch behaviour; fundamentals of brick lined cylindrical shells; fundamentals of brick dome behaviour; some fundamentals of flat brick linings; tensile fracture; results of investigative studies of various refractory structural systems.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Mechanics / Dynamics / Thermodynamics
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General