A general discussion of phase formation and phase transformation in solids and liquids. Topics include equilibrium and nonequilibrium thermodynamics, equilibrium and metastable phase diagrams, nucleation and growth, spinodal transformations, diffusion and interface limited processes, shear type transformations and order/disorder transformations. Prerequisite: A background in thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, and solid state physics at the senior undergraduate level.
Section 01Kinetics of Materials
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