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Phase Equilibria and Phase Diagrams

  • N. A. Gokcen

Abstract

The phase equilibria constitute a vast area of interest in metallurgy, geology, chemistry, physics, and related fields. In a single-component system, such equilibria occur between two phases, or three phases. The two-phase equilibria and the corresponding Gibbs energy relations for a component A are
$$A(PhaseI) = A(PhaseII);\Delta G = {G^{II}} - {G^I} = 0,or{G^I} = {G^{II}} $$
(2.1)
A rigorous derivation of equation (2.1) will be given later in this chapter.

Keywords

Phase Diagram Gibbs Energy Phase Equilibrium Phase Boundary Binary Phase Diagram 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. A. Gokcen
    • 1
  1. 1.Bureau of Mines, U.S. Department of the InteriorAlbany Research CenterAlbanyUSA

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