Interfaces in Materials: Atomic Structure, Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Solid-vapor, Solid-liquid and Solid-solid Interfaces

Interfaces in Materials: Atomic Structure, Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Solid-vapor, Solid-liquid and Solid-solid Interfaces

By: James M. Howe (author)Hardback

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An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all the problems in the book is available from the Wiley editorial department.

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About Author

JAMES M. HOWE, PhD, is Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Virginia. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards for his research on transformation interfaces and electron microscopy, and his articles have appeared in such journals as Philosophical Magazine A, Acta Metallurgica et Materialia, and Ultramicroscopy.

Contents

INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL. Atomic Bonding. Regular Solution (Quasi-Chemical) Model. SOLID-VAPOR INTERFACES. Surface Energy. Surface Structure. Crystal Growth from the Vapor. Thermodynamics of Multicomponent Systems and Surface Segregation. Surface Films. SOLID-LIQUID INTERFACES. Liquids. Interfacial Structure and Energy. Crystal Growth from the Liquid. Solute Partitioning and Morphological Stability. SOLID-SOLID INTERFACES. Introduction to Solid-Solid Interfaces. Structure and Energy of Homophase Interfaces. Structure and Energy of Heterophase Interfaces. Growth of Solid-Solid Heterophase Interfaces. Morphological Stability and Segregation. References and Additional Reading. Appendices. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 07/03/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780471138303
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 544
  • ID: 9780471138303
  • weight: 946
  • ISBN10: 0471138304

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