Influence of pore network anisotropy on the thermal and mechanical properties in the range RT -1100C

Duration of the project

01.03.2016. - 15.12.2016.

Countries and institutions involved in the project

Riga Technical University
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg

Aim of the project

Obtaining of highly porous anisotropic oxide ceramics with optimal  thermal conductivity and mechanical strength

Main activities of the project

1.Latvia, Riga: Production of materials, ceramic and mechanical properties, thermal shock resistance

2.Germany, Erlangen: Determination of thermal and mechanical properties, characteristic of microstructure and anisotropy.

Target group and number of persons involved

Direct group:

Latvia, RTU: 2  researchers;

Germany, Erlangen: 1 researcher, 2 PhD students

Indirect group:

Latvia, RTU -27 Participants

Germany, Erlangen 16 Participants