11. Phase Equilibria, Phase Diagrams, and Phase Modeling

  1. John N. Lalena1 and
  2. David A. Cleary2

Published Online: 17 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470567548.ch11

Principles of Inorganic Materials Design, Second Edition

Principles of Inorganic Materials Design, Second Edition

How to Cite

Lalena, J. N. and Cleary, D. A. (2010) Phase Equilibria, Phase Diagrams, and Phase Modeling, in Principles of Inorganic Materials Design, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470567548.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Evergreen State College, USA

  2. 2

    Gonzaga University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470404034

Online ISBN: 9780470567548

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Keywords:

  • phase equilibria, phase diagrams and phase modeling - standard tool of materials scientists and engineers;
  • phase diagrams, state diagrams - for open systems, with particular state of equilibrium;
  • experimental phase-diagram determinations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Thermodynamic Systems and Equilibrium

  • Thermodynamic Potentials and the Laws

  • Understanding Phase Diagrams

  • Experimental Phase-Diagram Determinations

  • Phase-Diagram Modeling

  • Practice Problems

  • References