- This updated and revised edition explores theoretical background to thermodynamic modelling
- Practical applications are provided, including types of high-temperature corrosion
- Valuable reference for the power and microelectronics industry
Table of Contents
- Part 1 Theoretical background: Basic thermochemical relationships; Models and data; Phase diagrams; Summarising mathematical relationships between gibbs energy and other thermodynamic information. Part 2 Applications in material science and processes: Hot salt corrosion of superalloys; Computer assisted development of high speed steels; Using calculated phase diagrams in the selection of the composition of cemented wc tools with a Co-Fe-Ni binder phase; Prediction of loss of corrosion resistance in austenitic stainless steels; Prediction of a quasiternary section of a quaternary phase diagram; Hipping of Al-Ni alloys; Thermodynamics in microelectronics; Calculation of phase diagrams of the MgO-FeO-Al2O3-SiO2 system at high pressures and temperatures: Application to mineral structure of the earth mantle transition zone; Calculation of the concentration of iron and copper ions in aqueous sulphuric acid solutions as a function of the electrode potential; Thermochemical conditions for the production of low carbon stainless steels; Interpretation of complex thermo-chemical phenomena in severe nuclear accidents using a thermodynamic approach; Nuclide distribution between steelmaking phases upon melting of sealed radioactive sources hidden in scrap; Pyrometallurgy of copper-nickel-iron sulphide ores: The calculation of distribution of components between matte, slag, alloy and gas phases; High-temperature corrosion of SiC in hydrogen-oxygen environments; The carbon potential during heat treatment of steel; Preventing clogging in a continuous casting process; Evaluation of emf from a potential phase diagram for a quaternary system; Application of the phase rule to the equilibria in the system Ca-C-O; Thermodynamic prediction of the risk of hot corrosion in gas turbines; The potential use of thermodynamic calculations for the prediction of metastable phase ranges resulting from mechanical alloying; Adiabatic and quasi-adiabatic transformations; Inclusion cleanness in calcium treated steel grades; Heat-balances and cp-calculations; The industrial glass melting process; Relevance of thermodynamic key data for the development of high temperature gas discharge light sources; The prediction of mercury vapour pressures above amalgams for use in flourescent lamps; Modelling cements in an aqueous environment at elevated temperatures. Part 3 Process modelling-theoretical background: Introduction; The gulliver-scheil method for the calculation of solidification paths; Tiffusion in multi component phases; Steady-state calculations for dynamic processes; Setting kinetic controls for complex equilibrium calculations. Part 4 Process modelling - application cases: Calculations of solidification paths for multi-component systems; Computational phase studies in commercial aluminum and magnesium alloys; Multicomponent diffusion in compound steel; Melting of a tool steel; Microstructure of a 5 -component ni-base model alloy; Experiments and simulation; Thermodynamic modelling of processes during hot corrosion of heat exchanger components; Production of metallurgical grade silicon in an electric arc furnace; Non - equilibrium modelling for the ld-converter; Modelling tio2 production by explicit use of reaction kinetics.
- No. of pages: 488
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2008
- Published: January 25, 2008
- Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
- eBook ISBN: 9781845693954
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