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Phase Transformations - MATS4023
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 3
EFTSL: 0.06250 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2
Excluded: MATS3005
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 2 (more info)
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Theory of nucleation and growth of a new phase. Interface behaviour during solidification of single component systems. Alloy solidification - Interface stability and constitutional supercooling. Solidification by invariant transformation. Single crystal growth. Rapid solidification processing. Nucleation and growth of precipitates - age hardening. Spinodal decomposition. Diffusional and diffusionless transformations - characteristics; nucleation and growth; crystallographic aspects. Case studies.

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