Phase Equilibria, Phase Diagrams and Phase Transformations: Their Thermodynamic Basis / Edition 1

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Overview

his textbook treats the theoretical basis of chemical equilibria and chemical changes and emphasises the properties of phase diagrams. It represents an approach to the subject that takes into account the fact that thermodynamics can now be applied using powerful computers and databases that are readily available. Illustrative examples of thermodynamic modelling are also given, and the book contains many exercises and worked solutions. This modern text will be of value to undergraduate and graduate students in materials science and chemistry.
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"This new edition covering the thermodynamic principles for phase diagrams and phase transformations is a very helpful base for anyone trying to apply computer simulations in the aforementioned areas. Hillert provides an in-depth introduction to thermodynamic principles. He also expands the topic by discussing kinetic and interfacial phenomena governing those phase transformation processes. ... Recommended." - H. Giesche, CHOICE
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521565844
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/1998
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 538
  • Product dimensions: 6.85 (w) x 9.72 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Mats Hillert is a Professor Emeritus at KTH (Royal Institute of Technology) in Stockholm.

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Table of Contents

Preface
1 Basic concepts of thermodynamics 1
2 Manipulation of thermodynamic quantities 37
3 Systems with variable composition 59
4 Evaluation and use of driving force 93
5 Stability 109
6 Applications of molar Gibbs energy diagrams 134
7 Phase equilibria and potential phase diagrams 167
8 Molar phase diagrams 203
9 Projected and mixed phase diagrams 226
10 Direction of phase boundaries 258
11 Sharp and gradual phase transformations 283
12 Transformations at constant composition 312
13 Partitionless transformations 348
14 Limit of stability, critical phenomena and interfaces 368
15 Methods of modelling 401
16 Modelling of disorder 427
17 Mathematical modelling of solution phases 458
18 Solution phases with sublattices 487
19 Physical solution models 504
References 527
Index 529
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