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Author DeHoff, Robert T
Title Thermodynamics in materials science / Robert DeHoff
Imprint Boca Raton : CRC/Taylor & Francis, c2006
ISBN 0849340659 (alk. paper)
9780849340659 (alk. paper)
book jacket
 LS TIGP Reference  R TA403.6 D323t 2006    LIB USE ONLY    30150100401485
Edition 2nd ed
Descript 605 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note "Thermodynamics in Materials Science, Second Edition is a clear presentation of how thermodynamic data is used to predict the behavior of a wide range of materials, a crucial component in the decision-making process for many materials science and engineering applications. This primary textbook accentuates the integration of principles, strategies, and thermochemical data to generate accurate "maps" of equilibrium states, such as phase diagrams, predominance diagrams, and Pourbaix corrosion diagrams. It also recommends which maps are best suited for specific real-world scenarios and thermodynamic problems. The second edition yet. Each chapter presents its subject matter consistently, based on the classification of thermodynamic systems, properties, and derivations that illustrate important relationships among variables for finding the conditions for equilibrium. Each chapter also contains a summary of important concepts and relationships as well as examples and sample problems that apply appropriate strategies for solving real-world problems. The up-to-date and complete coverage ofthermodynamic data, laws, definitions, strategies, and tools in Thermodynamics in Materials Science, Second Edition provides students and practicing engineers a valuable guide for producing and applying maps of equilibrium states to everyday applications in materials sciences."--Publisher's website
Includes bibliographical references and index
Why study thermodynamics? -- Structure of thermodynamics -- Laws of thermodynamics -- Thermodynamic variables and relations -- Equilibrium in thermodynamic systems -- Statistical thermodynamics -- Unary heterogeneous systems -- Multicomponent homogeeous nonreacting systems -- Multicomponent heterogeneous systems -- Thermodynamics of phase diagrams -- Multicomponent multiphase reacting systems -- Capillarity effects in thermodynamics -- Defects in crystals -- Equilibrium in continuous systems -- Electrochemistry
Subject Materials science
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