This edition retains its pedagogical structure but has been extensively revised and updated. Features advances in the field pertaining to the latest developments on fatigue and fracture as well as environmental aspects of some hazardous materials and their effects on glass during long term storage. Contains a new description of the oxidation state of glass and its components based on the phase rule. Includes a new chapter on chemical durability with recent information regarding corrosion of glass and radioactive waste disposal.
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Part One Formation and Structure of Glasses
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acid activation energy adsorbed adsorption alkali alkali ions alkali silicate glasses alkaline earth aluminosilicate aluminum atoms band binary bonds borate borosilicate glass calculated cations Ceram Chapter Chem chemical concentration constant coordination number crack crystalline crystallization decreases dependence dielectric diffusion coefficient discussed disilicate dissolved electrical conductivity electron equation equilibrium experimental fracture frequency function fused silica glass containing glass electrodes glass formation glass surface glass transition glass-forming helium hydrated hydrogen ions hydroxyl groups increase internal friction ion exchange ionic kcal/mole layer liquid lithium lower measured mechanism melting metal mole molecular molecules Na2O nitrate Noncryst nucleation oxide oxygen oxygen ions particles peak phase separation Phys potential properties Pyrex R. H. Doremus reaction sample shown in Fig silicate glasses silicon silicon-oxygen SiO2 soda-lime glass sodium ions sodium silicate Solids solubility strength stress structure tetrahedra theory velocity viscosity vitreous silica