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Production and Processing of Inorganic Materials

ISBN-10: 0873395417

ISBN-13: 9780873395410

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: James W. Evans, Lutgard C. De Jonghe

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List price: $111.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 548
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Preface
Significance, History, and Sources of Materials
What materials are and their importance
Historical summary
Materials at present
The earth as the source of materials
Mining
Mineral processing
Concluding remarks
Chemical Thermodynamics
Introduction
Reversibility (or otherwise) of changes
Entropy
Free energy
Equilibrium
Significance of Ellingham diagrams
Predominance (Pourbaix) diagrams
Physical equilibria
Concluding remarks
Reaction Kinetics
Introduction and some definitions
Rate equations
Temperature effects
Mass transport and heterogeneous reactions
The case of the disappearing solid
The case of the shrinking core
Concluding remarks
Powders and Particles
Introduction
Characterization of particles
Characterization of agglomerates and compacts
Concluding remarks
Surfaces and Colloids
Significance of colloids in materials processing
Surface structure
Colloid interactions
Concluding remarks
Fundamentals of Heat Treatment and Sintering
Introduction
Transport of matter
Phase equilibria
Kinetics of phase changes
Sintering: an introductionX
Concluding remarks
Process Engineering
Introduction
Material and enthalpy balances
Recycles
Staged operations
Heat balances
Supply of heat to unit operations
Process control
Concluding remarks
High-Temperature Processing for the Production of Metals and Glass
Introduction
Thermodynamic considerations
Kinetic considerations and selectivity
Roasting
Reduction of oxides
Smelting and converting of sulfides
Steelmaking: preliminary refining technologies
Glassmaking
Concluding remarks
Hydrometallurgy and Electrometallurgy
Introduction
Leaching
Solution purification
Electrometallurgy
Concluding remarks
Refining, Solidification, and Finishing of Metals
Refining and alloying of metals
Solidification of metals
Finishing operations
Concluding remarks
Production of Powders
Introduction
Mechanical methods for powder production
Production of powders from solutions
Production of powders by solid-solid and gas-solid reactions
Production of metal powder
Production of other important ceramic powders
Concluding remarks
Powder Compaction
Introduction
Packing of particles
Powder compaction
Die compaction
Isostatic compaction
Casting methods
Extrusion methods
Sintering of Powder Compacts
Introduction
The sintering process
Sintering mechanisms
Driving forces for sintering
Densification by grain boundary diffusion
Densification by volume diffusion
Creep of porous solids and the shape factor F
Interrelation of various transport mechanisms: sintering maps
Densification of heterogeneous powder compacts: differential densification
Liquid-phase sintering
Concluding remarks
Microstructure Development During Sintering
Introduction
Grain growth
Pore evaluation during densification
Pore movement and pore breakaway
Concluding remarks
Densification Technology
Introduction
Free sintering or pressureless sintering
Pressure assisted sintering
Concluding remarks
Advanced Materials and Processes
Introduction
Rapid solidification
Production of silicon
Zone refining
Chemical vapor deposition
Preparation of composite materials from liquid metals
Surface modification processes
Appendix
Index