Thermodynamic Computation and Analysis of Phase Diagrams of Multicomponent Systems

Instructor:Andrey Pozdniakov
Updated:2015-Apr-9

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 lecture Hours of practice Hours in laboratory Hours of independent study Total numbers of hours
36 144 180

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 participation 10 %
Mid term test 40 %
Final exam 50 %