Chapter 8. Intermetallic Compounds

  1. John J. Gilman

Published Online: 23 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470446836.ch8

Chemistry and Physics of Mechanical Hardness

Chemistry and Physics of Mechanical Hardness

How to Cite

Gilman, J. J. (2009) Intermetallic Compounds, in Chemistry and Physics of Mechanical Hardness, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470446836.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470226520

Online ISBN: 9780470446836

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Keywords:

  • Ni octahedra deriving stability from interactions of s, p, and d electron orbitals;
  • intermetallic compounds, blending metallic and covalent bonds;
  • hardness of precipitated sigma phase in stainless steels varying with composition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Crystal Structures

  • Calculated Hardness of NiAl

  • Superconducting Intermetallic Compounds

  • Transition Metal Compounds

  • References