Problem Solving Using Quantitative Stereology

  • R. T. DeHoff


Stereology is a field that deals with the geometry of microstructures. During the past two decades, its mathematical foundations have been established, and a number of texts have appeared.1–5 Since it would not be possible to present a comprehensive overview of this tool in a single chapter, this chapter will focus upon those stereo-logical methods and relationships that are “general” in the sense of being valid for real microstructures of arbitrary complexity. It is fortunate, and perhaps remarkable, that these methods are also very straightforward and easy to implement.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. T. DeHoff
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Materials Science and EngineeringUniversity of FloridaUSA

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