Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 79–90 | Cite as

Quantitative size-factors for metallic solid solutions

  • H. W. King


Quantitative size-factors, defined in terms of the effective atomic volume of the solute, have been calculated for 469 substitutional solid solutions using precision lattice parameter data available in the literature. Values of the volume size-factor, its linear derivative and a parameter expressing the deviation from Vegard's law, are tabulated in alphabetical order of the solvents. The application of these size-factors is discussed in relation to a number of physical, chemical and mechanical properties of solid solution alloys.


Polymer Mechanical Property Solid Solution Parameter Data Atomic Volume 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. W. King
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  1. 1.Metallurgy DepartmentImperial CollegeLondon, SW7UK

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