CALPHAD (Calculation of Phase Diagrams): A Comprehensive Guide

Hardcover | June 9, 1998

byN. SaundersEditorA.p. Miodownik

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This monograph acts as a benchmark to current achievements in the field of Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry, often called CALPHAD which is an acronym for Computer CAL culation of PHA se D iagrams. It also acts as a guide to both the basic background of the subject area and the cutting edge of the topic, combining comprehensive discussions of the underlying physical principles of the CALPHAD method with detailed descriptions of their application to real complex multi-component materials.Approaches which combine both thermodynamic and kinetic models to interpret non-equilibrium phase transformations are also reviewed.

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This monograph acts as a benchmark to current achievements in the field of Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry, often called CALPHAD which is an acronym for Computer CAL culation of PHA se D iagrams. It also acts as a guide to both the basic background of the subject area and the cutting edge of the topic, combining...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:478 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 9, 1998Publisher:PERGAMON PRESS INC.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0080421296

ISBN - 13:9780080421292

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Chapter headings: Introduction. History of CALPHAD. Basic Thermodynamics. Experimental Determination of Thermodynamic Quantities and Phase Diagrams. Thermodynamic Models for Solution and Compound Phases. Phase Stabilities. Ordering Models. The Role of Magnetic Gibbs Energy. Computational Methods. The Application of CALPHAD Methods. Combining Thermodynamics and Kinetics. Future Developments.