Chapter 2. Steady-State Examples

  1. Richard Ghez

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527602836.ch2

A Primer of Diffusion Problems

A Primer of Diffusion Problems

How to Cite

Ghez, R. (1988) Steady-State Examples, in A Primer of Diffusion Problems, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602836.ch2

Author Information

  1. IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 1988

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471846925

Online ISBN: 9783527602834



  • diffusion problems;
  • steady-state;
  • rotationally symmetric cases


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Steady State Is Not the Equilibrium State

  • General Solutions for Rotationally Symmetric Cases

    • Diffusion through a long hollow cylinder

  • The Thermal Oxidation of Silicon

  • A Few Considerations on Capillarity

  • The Precipitation of Spherical Particles

  • Crystal Growth According to the Theory of Burton, Cabrera, and Frank

  • References