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.
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