Journal of Phase Equilibria

, Volume 22, Issue 4, pp 373–378 | Cite as

On the calculation of multicomponent stable phase diagrams

  • S. L. Chen
  • S. Daniel
  • F. Zhang
  • Y. A. Chang
  • W. A. Oates
  • R. Schmid-Fetzer
Basic And Applied Research


In a thermodynamic system, a stable phase diagram is uniquely determined by the thermodynamic parameters of each phase. A generalized phase equilibria calculation software package should enable the calculation of the phase diagram from the parameters automatically, without requiring either prior knowledge of the diagram or special user skills. Improvements to the existing software packages have been achieved in the new software package PANDAT. The approach used in this software is described briefly and some examples of its advantages are given.


Phase Diagram Phase Equilibrium Calculated Phase Diagram Phase Diagram Calculation Gibbs Energy Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. L. Chen
    • 1
  • S. Daniel
    • 1
  • F. Zhang
    • 1
  • Y. A. Chang
    • 2
  • W. A. Oates
    • 3
  • R. Schmid-Fetzer
    • 4
  1. 1.CompuTherm LLCMadison
  2. 2.Department of Materials Science and EngineeringUniversity of WisconsinMadison
  3. 3.Science Research InstituteUniversity of SalfordSalfordUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.Institute of MetallurgyUniversity of ClausthalClausthal-ZellerfeldGermany

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