Structural thermodynamics of alloys. / [Translated by N. Corcoran].
- Manenc, Jack
- Uniform Title:
- Thermodynamique structurale des alliages. English
- Dordrecht ; Boston : Reidel, 
- Physical Description:
- ix, 216 pages ; 19 cm
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- EQUILIBRIUM STATES: Review of fundamental concepts of classical thermodynamics of solutions -- Variation of thermodynamic functions with composition at constant pressure or volume and temperature -- Classification of different types of homogeneous solution according to expression of free energy -- Experimental determination of curves of activity and of free energy -- Conditions for de-mixing of solutions -- Equilibrium diagrams -- Statistical thermodynamics of solutions -- STRUCTURE OF ALLOYS NOT IN THE EQUILIBRIUM STATE: Evolution of structure towards equilibrium activation energy -- Hardening by precipitation -- Thermodynamic considerations on formation of metastable phases during ageing of very hard alloys -- Theory of precipitation -- Growth of precipitates formed by homogeneous nucleation -- Discontinuous precipitation -- Martensitic transformation of alloys.
- Translation of Thermodynamique structurale des alliages.
- Bibliography Note:
- Bibliography: page 216.
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