Phase Equilibria & Microstructures

Phase Equilibria & MicrostructuresHours: 3 0 3

Gibbs phase rule. Phase diagrams of alloys & materials. Free energy composition curves. Ideal & regular solution models. Relation between phase diagrams and free energy/composition curves. Evolution and development of microstructures in typical binary systems and in processes like solidification, annealing, deformation and precipitation. Diffusional and non-diffusional phase transformations. Ultrafine grains, nanoseale phases and nanostructured materials.

Pre-requisites: MM211Co-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course

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