The Thermophysical Properties of Metallic Liquids: THERMO PROP METALL LIQUID PK

Paperback | November 15, 2015

byTakamichi Iida, Roderick I. L. Guthrie

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This two volume set provides a clear understanding of the essence of a metallic liquid's thermophysical properties which is indispensable for improving, or innovating any liquid metal processing operation or product quality. The thermophysical properties of metallic liquids are presented, i.e.liquid metals, semimetals, and semiconductors, analysed in relation to our current understanding of the underlying structure of a metallic liquid on the atomic scale and of the electron configuration of an element. The authors' interdisciplinary approach brings together knowledge from various subject areas including: process metallurgy, materials science, condensed matter physics, chemistry, metrology. They introduce new dimensionless parameters to characterise the atomic states of metallic liquids (i.e. anatom's hardness or softness, its anharmonic motions, and the spatial arrangement of the atoms in a metallic liquid), as revealed through data for the velocity of sound in the metallic liquids. The two new simple parameters, common to all elements, allow for better predictions of several importantthermophysical properties of liquid metallic elements.

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This two volume set provides a clear understanding of the essence of a metallic liquid's thermophysical properties which is indispensable for improving, or innovating any liquid metal processing operation or product quality. The thermophysical properties of metallic liquids are presented, i.e.liquid metals, semimetals, and semiconducto...

Takamichi Iida is the professor Emeritus of Materials Science and Processing at Osaka University. He obtained a Doctorate in Materials Science, studying the physical properties of metallic liquids. On the basis of the metrology of liquids, he also co-developed a viscometer for characterizing slag viscosities in continuous casting machi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.1 inPublished:November 15, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198729820

ISBN - 13:9780198729822

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Table of Contents

1. An Introductory Description of Metallic Liquids2. Structure and Pair Potential Energy3. Density4. Thermodynamic Properties5. Velocity of Sound7. Viscosity8. Diffusion9. Electrical and Thermal Conductivity10. A guide to predictive models for metallic liquids' thermophysical properties11. Predictions of the velocity of sound12. Predictive models for volume expansivity13. Predictions of evaporation enthalpy14. Predictions of surface tension15. Predictions of viscosity16. Predictons of self-diffusivity