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This chapter is a brief account of the basic nomenclature of the various phases and microstructural constituents of steel, namely austenite, ferrite, cementite, carbide, graphite, martensite, pearlite, sorbite, troostite, and bainite.

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Noel F. Kennon, 1999. "Nomenclature of Phases and Constituents", Light Microscopy of Carbon Steels, Leonard E. Samuels

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