Novel Ceramic/Metallic Materials

Technology Map Detailed Contents October 2014

Importance of the Technology

The Technology in Brief

  • Advantages and Limitations
  • Materials
    • Ceramics
    • CMCs
    • MMCs and IMCs
  • Manufacturing Processes
    • Ceramic Powders
    • Ceramic Fibers and Whiskers
    • Ceramic Processing
    • MMC and IMC Processing
    • Casting
    • Powder-Metallurgy Methods
    • In Situ Methods
  • Coatings
  • Functionally Gradient Materials
  • Machining and Joining
    • Machining
    • Joining
  • IPC Technology
  • Nanophase Monolithic and Composite Materials
  • Biomimetic Processing

Commercial Development Parameters

  • Demand Factors
  • General Constraints
  • Synergistic Technologies
  • Competing Technologies
  • Required Resources
  • Regulatory Factors

Areas to Monitor

  • Low-Cost Materials
  • Raw Materials
  • Reliability of Ceramics
  • Novel Manufacturing and 3D Printing
  • Multifunctional Materials
  • Nanomaterials
  • Machining and Joining
  • The Development of Property Databases
  • Recycling and Waste
  • Emissions and Climate Change
  • Research Alliances
  • New Applications
  • Emerging Economies
  • Ceramic Coatings

Implications of Commercialization

  • Automotive and Aerospace Industries
    • Automotive Industry
    • Aerospace and Defense Industries
  • Nonstructural Applications
  • Advancement of Materials Science
  • Commercial Failure
  • Diverse and Cost-Effective Range of Materials

Opportunities

  • Automotive Applications
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Aerospace and Defense
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Industrial, Energy, and Power Applications
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Electronics
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Medical Applications
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Consumer Products
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Building and Construction
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities

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