Chapter 17. Nanoindentation Techniques for the Determination of Mechanical Properties of Materials in Dentistry
J. Menčík
University of Pardubice, Pardubice, Czech Republic

Contents

17.1 Introduction 289
17.2 Basic Information from the Load–Displacement Curves 291
17.2.1 Hardness and Elastic Modulus 291
17.2.2 Harmonic Contact Stiffness 292
17.2.3 Work of Indentation and Other Information from P–h Curves 293
17.2.4 Indenter Calibration 293
17.3 Characterization of Inelastic Properties 294
17.3.1 Stress–Strain Diagram 294
17.3.2 Yield Stress 295
17.4 Determination of Properties in Nonhomogeneous Bodies 296
17.4.1 Surface Layers and Coatings 296
17.4.2 Multiphase Microstructure 298
17.5 Characterization of Time-Dependent Load Response 298
17.6 Resistance Against ...

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