The science and technology of the processing of ceramic materials. Deals with the chemical, electrical, mesoscale, optical, physical, and structural properties, applications, and behavior of ceramic materials, including the raw materials required and the various manufacturing process (macroscale dumb, mesoscale smart, bionano and biomachinic organic, and nanofabrication) of forming, synthesising, drying, and firing ceramic products.
Text by M. Alan Kazlev, based on the original by Robert J. Hall
Initially published on 24 September 2001.