Phase Equilibria Diagrams of Three Components - Reactions and Crystallization
In the last installment of Phase Rules  considerable time was devoted to the relationship between two and three component systems. One of the critical aspects of true binary systems was that they were required to lie upon an alkemade line. These alkemade lines are significant in other ways, and the issues associated with them will be addressed first in this installment. A rendering of the magnesia-alumina- silica (MAS) diagram is included as Figure 1.
J. D. Smith, "Phase Equilibria Diagrams of Three Components - Reactions and Crystallization," Refractories Applications and News, American Ceramic Society, Mar 2009.
Materials Science and Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Alkemade Line; Alkemade Triangle; Congruent Phases; Crystallize; Eutectoid; Isotherm; Peritectoid; Resorb; Solid Solution; Ternary Lever Rule
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01 Mar 2009