Chapter 27. Eutectics

  1. Kenneth A. Jackson

Published Online: 21 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603891.ch27

Kinetic Processes: Crystal Growth, Diffusion, and Phase Transitions in Materials

Kinetic Processes: Crystal Growth, Diffusion, and Phase Transitions in Materials

How to Cite

Jackson, K. A. (2004) Eutectics, in Kinetic Processes: Crystal Growth, Diffusion, and Phase Transitions in Materials, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603891.ch27

Author Information

  1. Arizona Materials Laboratory, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Arizona, 3675 East Via Alcalde, Tucson, AZ 85718, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527306947

Online ISBN: 9783527603893

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Keywords:

  • kinetic processes;
  • eutectics;
  • classes of eutectic microstructures;
  • analysis of lamellar eutectics;
  • off-composition eutectics;
  • coupled growth;
  • third-component elements

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Eutectic Phase Diagram

  • Classes of Eutectic Microstructures

    • Class I Eutectics

    • Class II Eutectics

    • Class III Eutectics

  • Analysis of Lamellar Eutectics

    • Curvature of the Interface

    • Diffusion

    • Calculation of Eutectic Interface Shape

  • Off-Composition Eutectics

  • Coupled Growth

  • Third-Component Elements