Structural Thermodynamics of Alloys

Structural Thermodynamics of Alloys

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1973)

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ISBN-13: 9789401026079
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/11/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1973
Pages: 225
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

General Considerations.- I: Equilibrium States.- 1. Review of Fundamental Concepts of Classical Thermodynamics of Solutions.- 2. Variation of Thermodynamic Functions with Composition at Constant Pressure or Volume and Temperature.- 3. Classification of Different Types of Homogeneous Solution According to Expression of Free Energy.- 4. Experimental Determination of Curves of Activity and of Free Energy.- 5. Conditions for De-mixing of Solutions.- 6. Equilibrium Diagrams.- 7. Statistical Thermodynamics of Solutions.- II: Structure of Alloys not in the Equilibrium State.- 8. Evolution of Structure Towards Equilibrium. Activation Energy.- 9. Hardening by Precipitation.- 10. Thermodynamic Considerations on Formation of Metastable Phases During Ageing of Very Hard Alloys.- 11. Theory of Precipitation.- 12. Growth of Precipitates Formed by Homogeneous Nucleation.- 13. Discontinuous Precipitation.- 14. Martensitic Transformation of Alloys.

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