Thermodynamic Computation and Analysis of Phase Diagrams of Multicomponent Systems

Course Summary

The purpose of discipline is to develop in students the knowledge and skills of calculation and analysis of multi-component phase diagrams.

Course Format

Hours of lectureHours of practiceHours in laboratoryHours of independent studyTotal numbers of hours
36144180

Course Content

  • Binary phase diagrams
    • Eutectic phase diagram. Solidification of Alloys. Microstructure. .
    • Peritectic phase diagram. Solidification of Alloys. Microstructure.
  • Thermodynamic computation of binary phase diagrams using by “Thermo-Calc”.
    • Ternary phase diagrams
      • Basics.
      • Eutectic phase diagram. Solidification of Alloys. Microstructure.
      • Eutectic phase diagram. Polythermal and isothermal sections.
      • Peritectic phase diagram. Solidification of Alloys. Microstructure.
      • Peritectic phase diagram. Polythermal and isothermal sections.
    • Thermodynamic computation of multicomponent phase diagrams using by “Thermo-Calc”
      • Polythermal sections.
      • Isothermal sections.
      • Non-equilibrium solidification.
      • Phase composition of alloys.

Reading List

Primary textbooks:

  1. A.V. Pozdniakov, V.V. Cheverikin. Thermodynamic computions and analysis of the phase diagrams of multicomponent systems. Tutorial. 2015. — 43 p.
  2. ASM HANDBOOK. Properties and Selection: Alloy Phase Diagrams. V.3. The Materials Information Company, 2010.

Additional textbooks:

  1. Phase Diagrams—Understanding the Basics. F.C. Campbell, editor. Ternary Phase Diagrams. Chapter 10. 2012 ASM International.

Grading

Class participation10 %
Mid term test40 %
Final exam50 %