Phase Diagram

Course Name: 

Phase Diagram (MT261)

Programme: 

B.Tech (MME)

Semester: 

Fourth

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4

Content: 

Introduction: types of solid solutions, Hume Rothery rules, intermediate phases, binary isomorphous system; phase rule and lever rule, miscibility gaps, eutectic systems, phase diagrams with intermetallic compounds; monotectics, syntetic, eutectoid, peritectic and peritectoid reactions in binary systems and solidification behaviour of typical alloys in these systems; ternary phase diagrams: isothermal sections and isopleths; ternary systems involving binary reactions, ternary reaction, experimental techniques of phase diagram determination: Fe-Fe3C phase diagram, introduction to steels and cast irons, other commercially important binary systems.

References: 

F. N. Rhines, Phase Diagrams in Metallurgy, McGraw Hill, N.Y.1956.
A. Prince, Alloy Phase Equilibria, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1966. .
D. R. F West, Ternay equilibrium diagrams, 2nd Edn., Chapman and Hall, London, 1982.
A. H. Cottrell, Theoretical Structural Metallurgy, ELBS & Edward Arnold Ltd., London, 1964.
S. H. Avner, Introduction to Physical Metallurgy, McGraw Hill Book Co., NY., 1974
V. Raghavan, Materials Science & Engineering, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 1998.

Department: 

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
 

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Dr. Udaya Bhat K, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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