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This chapter provides a brief overview of monotectic alloy systems and reactions. It begins by presenting a monotectic phase diagram and identifying important points, lines, and regions. It then describes the monotectic reactions that occur in copper-lead systems and the associated solidification structures. It also discusses the morphology of the microstructure produced during directional solidification and the classification criteria of low- and high-dome alloys.

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Monotectic Alloy Systems, Phase Diagrams: Understanding the Basics, Edited By F.C. Campbell, ASM International, 2012, p 135–142,

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