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Computational Thermodynamics The Calphad Method

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ISBN-10: 0521868114

ISBN-13: 9780521868112

Edition: 2007

Authors: Bo Sundman, Hans Leo Lukas, Suzana G. Fries

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Phase diagrams are used in materials research and engineering to understand the interrelationship between composition, microstructure and process conditions. In complex systems, computational methods such as CALPHAD are employed to model thermodynamic properties for each phase and simulate multicomponent phase behavior. Written by recognized experts in the field, this is the first introductory guide to the CALPHAD method, providing a theoretical and practical approach. Building on core thermodynamic principles, this book applies crystallography, first principles methods and experimental data to computational phase behavior modeling using the CALPHAD method. With a chapter dedicated to…    
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/12/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 324
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Bo Sundman received his PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in 1981. He is currently a professor for the CIRIMAT and ENSIACET groups at the Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France. A member of the editorial board of the Calphad Journal, he is also an initiator and board member of Thermo-Calc software AB, and one of the software developers. He is a founder and board member of the Foundation for Computational Thermodynamics and in 2002 received the Gibbs Triangle Award from the Calphad Society.

Suzana G. Fries received her PhD in Science from the Physics Institute at the Universidade Federal de Rio Grande do Sol in 1985. Following professorships and research at several universities, she is currently a freelance consultant.

Preface
Introduction
Basis
First principles and thermodynamic properties
Experimental data used for the optimisation
Models for the Gibbs energy
Assessment methodology
Optimisation tools
Creating thermodynamic databases
Case studies
Bibliography
Index