Chapter 1: Introduction to Phase Diagrams
This chapter provides a brief overview of phase diagrams, explaining what they represent and how and why they are used. It identifies key points, lines, and features on a binary nickel-copper phase diagram and explains what they mean from a practical perspective. It also discusses the concept of equilibrium, the significance of Gibb’s phase rule, the theorem of Le Chatelier, and the use of the lever rule.
Introduction to Phase Diagrams, Phase Diagrams: Understanding the Basics, Edited By F.C. Campbell, ASM International, 2012, p 1–13, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.pdub.t53420001
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