1986

Materials Sciences in Space

A Contribution to the Scientific Basis of Space Processing

ISBN: 978-3-642-82763-1 (Print) 978-3-642-82761-7 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVIII

  2. Microgravity Materials Sciences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Introduction

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      Pages 11-30

      Historical Development

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      Pages 31-51

      Simulation of Weightlessness

  3. Physical Phenomena

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

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      Pages 55-92

      Convection and Bulk Transport

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      Pages 93-128

      Diffusion and Atomic Transport

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      Pages 129-147

      Capillarity and Wetting

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      Pages 149-167

      Solidification

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      Pages 168-190

      Nucleation and Undercooling

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      Pages 191-224

      Critical Phenomena

  4. Experimental Hardware

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 225-225

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      Pages 227-265

      Furnaces

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      Pages 266-293

      Fluid Experiments

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      Pages 294-313

      Containerless Processing Technology

  5. Case Studies and Results

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 315-315

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      Pages 317-342

      Metals and Composites

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      Pages 343-378

      Binary Systems with Miscibility Gap in the Liquid State

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      Pages 379-400

      Crystal Growth

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      Pages 401-424

      Fluid Dynamics

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      Pages 425-446

      Thermophysical Properties

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      Pages 447-464

      Glasses

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      Pages 465-481

      Separation Techniques

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 483-496