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Phase Diagrams: Understanding the Basics

Editor: F.C . Campbell   |   Hardcover   |   Product code: 05342G   |   ISBN: 978-1-61503-835-0

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This well-written text is for non-metallurgists and anyone seeking a quick refresher on an essential tool of modern metallurgy. The basic principles, construction, interpretation, and use of alloy phase diagrams are clearly described with ample illustrations for all important liquid and solid reactions. Gas-metal reactions, important in metals processing and in-service corrosion, also are discussed. Get the basics on how phase diagrams help predict and interpret the changes in the structure of alloys.

For readers wanting to learn about phase transformation in metals, this text is the best book available today. It contains well-written explanations of the fundamentals of phase diagrams and includes numerous illustrations, graphs, data, and references. It will always be a useful resource.

-- John J. Shea, IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine

Contents
1 Introduction to Phase Diagrams
2 Solid Solutions and Phase Transformations
3 Thermodynamics and Phase Diagrams
4 Isomorphous Alloy Systems
5 Eutectic Alloy Systems
6 Peritectic Alloy Systems
7 Monotectic Alloy Systems
8 Solid State Transformations
9 Intermediate Phases
10 Ternary Phase Diagrams
11 Gas-Metal Systems
12 Phase Diagram Determination
13 Computer Simulation of Phase Diagrams
14 Phase Diagram Applications
15 Non-Equilibrium Reactions-Martensitic and Bainitic Structures
16 Non-Equilibrium Reactions-Precipitation Hardening
Appendices
A Review of Metallic Structure
B Fundamentals of Solidification

  • Publisher: ASM International
  • Published: March 01, 2012
  • Pages: 462
  • ISBN: 978-1-61503-835-0