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  Ceramic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A composite material of ceramic and metal is known as cermet.
In a conventional metallic engine, much of the energy released from the fuel must be dissipated as waste heat in order to prevent a meltdown of the metallic parts.
Most hydroxyapatite ceramics are very porous and lack mechanical strength and are used to coat metal orthopedic devices to aid in forming a bond to bone or as bone fillers.
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 Electrical engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Electrical engineering (sometimes referred to as electrical and electronics engineering) is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism.
Where a distinction is made, electrical engineering is considered to deal with the problems associated with large-scale electrical systems such as power transmission and motor control, whereas electronics engineering deals with the study of small-scale electronic systems including computers and integrated circuits.
In cases where an engineer's work fails he or she may be subject to the tort of negligence and, in extreme cases, the charge of criminal negligence.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Electrical_engineering   (3582 words)

 Ceramic Engineering
The study of ceramics consists to a large extent of methods to mitigate these problems, and accentuate the strengths of the materials, as well as to offer up unusual uses for these materials.
Such ceramics are used as self-controlled heating elements in, for example, the rear-window defrost circuits of most automobiles.
Ultimately these ceramic materials may be used as bone replacements or with the incorperation of protein collagens, synthetic bones.
www.designaids.com /engineering/Ceramic_engineering.html   (2218 words)

 Ceramic engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ceramic engineering is the technology of manufacturing and usage of ceramic materials.
Often the personnel working in these fields have been trained in Chemical engineering, Chemistry (for manufacturing), Mechanical engineering (for the study of strength, wear, etc.), or Electrical engineering and Physics (for optimization of Piezoelectric or Magnetic applications).
Recently the field has come to include the studies of single crystals or glass fibers, in addition to traditional Polycrystalline materials, and the applications of these have been overlapping and changing rapidly.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ceramic_engineering   (168 words)

 College Majors and Careers - Ceramic Engineering
Engineering is a profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences is applied to develop ways to use the materials and forces of nature economically for the benefit of humanity.
Ceramic engineering prepares graduates for a variety of career options, including manufacturing of ceramic products, research and development of new ceramic materials, production of optical fibers, and employment in the diverse group of industries that utilize ceramic materials.
Areas of concentration in ceramic engineering are glass and optical materials, ceramic processing, and ceramic science.
careerservices.rutgers.edu /Mceramic.html   (238 words)

 University of Missouri - Rolla, Materials Science Engineering (Ceramic Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Extensive facilities are available in the department for the synthesis, forming, and fabrication of ceramics and glasses, the microstructural characterization of powders and fabricated ceramics, and the detailed characterization of the electrical, dielectric, optical, thermal, and mechanical properties of ceramics.
Ceramic engineering faculty are either senior research investigators or research investigators in this nationally recognized center.
Ceramic engineering graduate students find career opportunities in several key industrial sectors that manufacture ceramics or use ceramics for electrical, magnetic, optical, chemical, thermal-mechanical, biomedical, and nuclear applications.
mse.umr.edu /gradceramicengineering.html   (715 words)

 Ceramic Engineering - A Hot Topic
Ceramic Engineering involves the study of scientific fundamentals and the engineering of ceramic materials, their processing and manufacture, and the application of ceramic materials to solve engineering problems.
Students with a Bachelor of Science degree in ceramics engineering, materials science and engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, metallurgy, or engineering science are all eligible candidates.
Jobs for those with a graduate degree in ceramic engineering will be plentiful for many years to come, because more advanced materials are commonly required for advances in engineering designs and technology.
www.studyoverseas.com /america/usaed/engcer.htm   (644 words)

 The American Ceramic Society Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings (CESP)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The focus of this issue is on recent developments and advances of ceramics and ceramic matrix composites for use in fission and fusion reactors, nuclear fuels and alternative energy applications.
Also included is information on the latest developments of ceramic materials for hydrogen storage and the effects of radiation on the properties of ceramics and ceramic matrix composites.
This volume covers the use of ceramics in biological environments and biomedical applications and provides an understanding of how biology works with minerals to develop strong materials with a focus on the interface between biology and materials.
www.ceramics.org /publications/cesp.asp   (554 words)

 Ceramic Engineering Field   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Finally, ceramics are often used in manufacturing other materials and products--refractories that contain molten metals, filters for molten materials, insulators for furnaces, cutting tools, abrasives, and wear-resistant components.
In a nutshell, ceramics are some of the oldest and some of the newest materials we use.
Many ceramic engineering graduates, regardless of their initial path, achieve management positions (supervisors, plant managers, directors of research, etc.) and many end up owning their own companies.
engineering.alfred.edu /progs/ugrad/ce   (285 words)

 Ceramic Bulletin - Resetting the Boundaries
Ceramic engineering and materials science includes applications in such areas as aerospace, medicine, computing, energy, communications and housewares.
Ceramic engineering and materials science education programs start with the building blocks for all engineering: mathematics, physics and chemistry.
Graduates of education programs in ceramic engineering and materials science need to be well-rounded, competent engineers who can communicate their ideas to others, work together in a team, be creative thinkers, utilize ever-evolving technology and see their jobs in perspective with social and economic impact on society.
www.ceramicbulletin.org /months/Jan99/boundries.html   (1636 words)

 Amazon.frĀ : Fundamentals of Ceramic Powder Processing and Synthesis: Livres en anglais: Terry Ring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Ceramic powder synthesis and processing are two of the most important technologies in chemical engineering and the ceramics-related area of materials science.
Ceramic powder processing, as a field of materials processing, is undergoing rapid expansion.
Ceramic powder synthesis and processing are among the most important technologies in today's chemical engineering and materials science, as the application of modern scientific and engineering methods to the field of ceramic powder synthesis has resulted in much greater control of properties.
www.amazon.fr /Fundamentals-Ceramic-Powder-Processing-Synthesis/dp/0125889305   (542 words)

 Expert: Ceramic Coating Materials Expert
Expert has many years experience in the development of ceramic pigments, and is one of only three or four experts world-wide.
Expert is proficient in color measurement on glass and ceramic materials, and the relationship between material composition and the color obtained.
He is also a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the American Society for Testing and Materials, the American Chemical Society, and the Electrochemical Society, and is a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists.
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 About Ceramic Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Ceramic researchers at Alfred created a new material that is inert, durable, and won’t cause additional harm to the surrounding bone.
By manipulating different variables, ceramic materials can be developed to maximize or minimize their electrical, magnetic, and thermal properties as well as their durability.
Ceramics are a low-cost, high-quality alternative for many industrial applications, creating a high demand for ceramic engineers and researchers.
engineering.alfred.edu /about/ce   (172 words)

 The American Ceramic Society Classes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Canadian Ceramic Society provides information exchange for career and business advancement to individuals and organizations who are, or ascribe to be involved in research, development, manufacturing and application of ceramic materials.
The Keramos National Professional Ceramic Engineering Fraternity was established in 1902 to promote the interaction between and commeradiere among Ceramic Engineering professionals and students.
The National Institute of Ceramic Engineers (NICE), founded in 1938, is dedicated to maintaining the ceramic engineering field as a distinct entity of professional engineering.
www.ceramics.org /membership/classes.asp   (426 words)

 Discover Engineering Online - About Engineers
Ceramic and Materials Engineers solve problems by relying on their creative and technical skills - making useful products in many forms from common as well as exotic materials.
The demand for Ceramic and Materials Engineers is increasing as creative usage of high technology materials continues to increase in versatility and importance.
Ceramic and Materials Engineers are developing the technologies of the future, playing an important role in the success of industries around the world.
www.discoverengineering.org /Engineers/ceramic_mat_eng.asp   (163 words)

 Engineering >Area of Specialisations>Ceramic Engineering
These are the engineers who deal with application of inorganic and nonmetal for industrial application; specifically carry out research in developing new ceramic product.
One key to the widespread use of ceramics is the abundance of inexpensive raw materials--like sand--that are used to make this class of nonmetallic, inorganic materials.
For the inquiring mind of a ceramic engineer, there is a new challenge every day to produce useful solid materials.
www.careerlauncher.com /paragon/engg/option/Ceramic.html   (316 words)

 Ceramic Engineering related information and resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The net result of ceramic engineering our concern is that we determined that a site like this was ceramic engineering definitely needed.
Yes, it has taken ceramic engineering a lot of time and effort to source good quality information on ceramic engineering for you to surf to.
As the net develops ceramic engineering businesses continue to move into the e-commerce arena they grow daily in their success There are many advantages that e-commerce will give the ceramic engineering merchants have when competing with the physical ceramic engineering organizations is the ability to move and adjust to changing demands in the community.
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 Esther Tuttle, woman pioneer in ceramic engineering, dies at age of 85.
Dr. Esther Tuttle, an Alfred University alumna who was a pioneer in the field of ceramic engineering, died Saturday, June 4, 2005, in Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville at the age of 85.
The scholarship is awarded annually to a ceramic engineering student who excels in academics and athletics, particularly track.
She was the second woman to ever receive a doctoral degree from the University of Illinois, and the first to earn one in ceramic engineering.
www.alfred.edu /nyscc/view.cfm?temp=2783   (372 words)

 Ceramic Engineering Schools
Ceramic Engineering programs prepare students to create new ceramic materials for a variety of applications.
Ceramics play a key role in the design of many products because the materials have the ability to increase or decrease magnetic, thermal, and electrical properties.
Students learn basic science and engineering, develop their analytical and computational skills, and understand the microstructure of specific ceramic systems.
www.edref.com /college-degrees/engineering/ceramic-engineering   (214 words)

 The Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS) - Publications: Guidance Brochures - Ceramic Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
His discoveries in new ceramic capabilities and applications will enable improvements in air and space travel, and will help lead to better methods of making computer chips and semiconductor elements that can function under special conditions.
Carbon as diamond is used as an abrasive for grinding; carbon in the form of graphite is used for lubrication, as glass for crucibles, and as fiber for cloth.
The multi-billion dollar ceramic industry converts processed materials and raw materials taken directly from the earth (clay, sand, etc.) into such useful products as spark plugs, glass, electronic components, nuclear materials, abrasives, rocket components, and even tableware.
www.jets.org /publications/ceramic.cfm   (311 words)

 Ceramic Engineering Services - Worldwide
Ceramic alloy components are used in the chemical and petrochemical industry, as well as components for healthcare and dental applications.
Crafts is known for providing application engineering to assist customers in identifying the optimum material and design for the best performance and the least cost method of manufacturing.
Ceramic and metal seals, glass to metal seals, brazing of ceramic and metal, thin and thick films, coating and metallisation, glazing, technical ceramics, medical implants and devices, optoelectronic components, electronic packages and feed through.
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Most ceramics are compounds between metallic and nonmetallic elements for which the interatomic bonds are either totally ionic or predominantly ionic but having some covalent character.
The term ceramic comes from the Greek word keramikos, which means burnt stuff, indicating that desirable properties of these materials are normally achieved through a high-temperature heat treatment process called firing.
Below are three gif's showing a montage of a prototype ceramic engine and some of the internal automotive components made from ceramics.
www.engr.sjsu.edu /WofMatE/ceramics.htm   (628 words)

 Software engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
As the term embodying the advocacy of a specific approach to computer programming, one that urges that it be treated as an engineering profession rather than an art or a craft, and advocates the codification of recommended practices in the form of software engineering methodologies.
Part of this is their utopia of "software engineering" by some magic cathedral approach which has never worked and whose failure the authors of these utopias tend to blame on the lack of control that copyright offers them over their projects.
The Future of Software Engineering conference (FOSE) held at the ICSE 2000 documented the state of the art of SE in 2000 and listed many problems to be solved over the next decade.
www.choam.info /title/so/software-engineering.html   (3131 words)

 Ceramic Engineering
Ceramics, in addition to being a fine art, also requires a thorough working knowledge of certain materials.
By joining together ceramics and engineering, this major will provide you with more than just a working knowledge of the material used by ceramicists.
If you are interested in Ceramic Engineering, you might also like...
www.princetonreview.com /college/research/majors/majorBasics.asp?majorID=53   (133 words)

 Department of Ceramic Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The founder of Banaras Hindu University, Pandit Madan Mohan Malviyaji instituted a course in Ceramic Technology as early as 1924 with the noble objective of advancing glass and ceramic technology in India.
In the Year 1956, Department of Glass Technology and Department of Ceramic Technology were merged to form the Department of Silicate Technology, offering a four year degree course by injecting into its curriculum balanced engineering and scientific contents.
The Department is pursuing active research in the emerging areas of glass, glass ceramics, refractories, electronic ceramic, cement and pottery and porcelain.
www.itbhu.ac.in /content/academics/departments/ceramic/default.shtml   (248 words)

 06.24.2003 - Joseph A. Pask, professor emeritus and a ceramic engineering pioneer, dies at 90
Pask joined the faculty of UC Berkeley in 1948 at a time when the field of ceramics was bursting out of the confines of pottery and lavatory materials and onto the stage of modern engineering.
During his time on campus, Pask not only garnered respect for the program in ceramic engineering, he expanded the Department of Materials Science and Engineering by recruiting faculty with a broad range of expertise, from minerals processing to physical chemistry.
Pask earned numerous awards throughout his life, including the 1967 John Jeppson Medal for outstanding achievements in ceramic technology and the highest award of the American Ceramic Society, and, in 1980, the Berkeley Citation, one of the campus's highest honors for extraordinary achievement in one's field and for outstanding service to the university.
www.berkeley.edu /news/media/releases/2003/06/24_pask.shtml   (1230 words)

 AU professor to receive professional achievement award from Ceramic Society
The award is jointly presented by the American Ceramic Society and the National Institute of Ceramic Engineers (NICE).
Carty, who joined the AU faculty in 1993, is director of the Whiteware Research Center in the School of Ceramic Engineering and Materials Science.
He is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society and a past chair of the Whitewares and Materials Division.
www.alfred.edu /nyscc/view.cfm?temp=1155   (331 words)

 University of Missouri - Rolla, Materials Science Engineering (Ceramic Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Ceramic engineering is the branch of materials engineering and science that involves inorganic, nonmetallic materials.
American Ceramic Society Student Branch: Students participate and compete in national competitions at the annual meeting of the American Ceramic Society.
Modern equipment and laboratories support the research effort and are often used in undergraduate training and by undergraduates participating in research programs.
mse.umr.edu /ceramicengineering.html   (138 words)

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