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Oxidation of molybdenum disilicide

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The oxidation kinetics of molybdenum disilicide over the temperature interval, 1328 to 1765° K, has been studied using a thermal conductivity method. The rates of oxidation were found to follow a parabolic relationship once a protective coating was formed. From the temperature dependence of the parabolic rate constants, an activation energy of 20 kcal/mole was obtained.

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Chang, Y.A. Oxidation of molybdenum disilicide. J Mater Sci 4, 641–643 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00550120

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  • Oxidation
  • Polymer
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Activation Energy
  • Molybdenum