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Just a Passing Phase

January 20, 2009

Author: Alex Hudgins, Colorado School of Mines Material Advantage Chapter

Publication history: Accepted from the Fall 2008 Materials Radio podcast contest (sponsored by the ASM K-12 Education Subcommittee)

The theory of alloying is investigated through a few experiments involving boiling and freezing of salt water. A simple thought experiment demonstrates how alloy additions change the properties of pure systems.

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