Principles of Solidification An Introduction to Modern Casting and Crystal Growth Concepts /

“Principles of Solidification” offers comprehensive descriptions of liquid-to-solid transitions encountered in shaped casting, welding, and non-biological bulk crystal growth processes. The book logically develops through careful presentation of relevant thermodynamic and kinetic theories and models...

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Main Author: Glicksman, Martin Eden. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: SpringerLink eBooks
Published: New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I Introductory Aspects
  • Crystals & Melts
  • Thermodynamics of Crystal-Melt Phase Change
  • Thermal Concepts in Solidification
  • Solidification of Pure Materials
  • Part II Macrosegregation
  • Solute Mass Balances: Macrosegregation
  • Plane-Front Solidication
  • Composition Control
  • Part III Solid-Liquid Interfaces: Capillarity, Stability, Nucleation
  • Crystal-Molt Interfaces
  • Constitutional Supercooling
  • Linear Morphological Stability
  • Non-Linear Stability Models
  • Nucleation Catalysis
  • Part IV Microstructure Evolution
  • Dendritic Growth
  • Microsegregation
  • Interface Structures and Kinetics
  • Polyphase Solidification
  • Rapid Solidification Processing.