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Alloy Phase Diagrams

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H. Okamoto
H. Okamoto
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M.E. Schlesinger
M.E. Schlesinger
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E.M. Mueller
E.M. Mueller
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ASM International
Volume
3
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-163-4
Publication date:
2016
Book Chapter

Introduction to Ternary Phase Diagrams[1]

Published:
2016
Page range:
629 - 642
Publication history
July 07, 2015

Abstract

This article describes the liquidus plots, isothermal plots, and isopleth plots used for a hypothetical ternary phase space diagram. It discusses the single-phase boundary (SPB) line and zero-phase fraction (ZPF) line for carbon-chromium-iron isopleth. The article illustrates the Gibbs triangle for plotting ternary composition and discusses the ternary three-phase phase diagrams by using tie triangles. It describes the peritectic system with three-phase equilibrium and ternary four-phase equilibrium. The article presents representative binary iron phase diagrams, showing ferrite stabilization (iron-chromium) and austenite stabilization (iron-nickel).

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2016. "Introduction to Ternary Phase Diagrams", Alloy Phase Diagrams, H. Okamoto, M.E. Schlesinger, E.M. Mueller

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