This volume focuses on the wealth of existing literature on physical metallurgy, and deals with materials in different states of order and the process of order evolution. It is a valuable reference by students and researchers in the field of materials science and metallurgy.
Table of Contents
1. Trends in Physical Metallurgy Liquid and Amorphous States 2. Development of Microstructure in Advanced Solidification Processing 3. A Thermodynamic Analysis of the Faceting Behaviour of Primary Phases in Eutectic and Eutectoid Transformations 4. Explosive Crystallization of Glasses 5. Mechanical Properties and Fractography of Amorphous Metallic Alloys Ribbons and Bulk Compacts at Low Temperatures 6. Mossbauer Effect on Metallic Glasses 7. Evidence for Structural Differences in Amorphous Alloys from Preferential Sputtering Studies 8. A Two-Dimensional Heat Transfer Model for Laser Surface Alloying 9. Metastable Phase Formation in Fe/Si Multilayers Quasicrystalline State 10. Structural Approach of the Decagonal and Approximant Phases in the Al-Pd-Mn System: An Application of the Linear Phason Strain Field Theory 11. Titanium Based Quasicrystals and Crystal Approximants 12. Transformations of Ni70Mo25Al5 Alloy 13. Effect of Non-Linear Motifs on the Structure of Icosahedral Quasicrystals 14. Formation of Al-Ni-Co Decagonal Quasicrystals and Their Structure and Electrical Resistivity 15. Grazing Incidence X-ray Scattering Study of Multilayer Structures Nanocrystalline State 16. Synthesis of Nanocomposites by Nonequilibrium Processing 17. Vitrification and Nanostructure Formation Close to the Isentropic Condition 18. New Aluminum Base Alloys 19. Microstructures and Properties of Nanophase Materials Crystallized from Amorphous Alloys 20. Synthesis and Characterization of Metallic Multilayer Films 21. Metastable Phase Formation in Sputter-Deposited Thin Films of Cr-Ti Evolution of Order 22. Microstructural Evolution in Rapidly Solidified and Mechanically Alloyed Zr3Al 24. Kinetics of Structural Phase Transitions 26. Order and Disorder at Interphases in Alloys 28. <100>* Ordering Wave Amplitude Coupling in the A1-L12 Reaction 30. The Evolution of Intermetallic Compound Precipitates under Heavy Ion Irradiation 32. Order-Disorder Transitions at (001) Metal Surfaces 34. Evolution of Microstructure during Atomization and Deposition of Al-Fe-V-Si and Al-Mn-Cr-Si Alloys Ordered Intermetallics 35. Use of Crystallographic Space Group in Analysis of Phase Transformations in the Ti-Al-Nb System 36. Ordering Reactions, Mechanical Properties and Deformation Mechanisms in an Ni-25 Mo-8 Cr Alloy 37. The Macrostructure and Microstructure of Titanium Aluminides 38. Propagation of Deformation across Domain Boundaries in Ordered Alloys 39. Dislocations Core Structure in Intermetallics and Its Implications in Plasticity 40. Mechanisms of High Temperature Deformation in the Superalloy IN 738 LC Microstructural Evolution 41. A Diffusionist View of the Current Status of the Shear vs. Diffusion Controversy over the Precipitate Plate Formation Mechanism 42. In-Situ Hot Stage High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy of Solid-State Phase Transformations 43. Precipitation and Dissolution Kinetics by Differential Scanning Calorimetry 44. On the Formation of Reaction Products in Chemical Diffusion 45. Microstructural Studies on Zr3Al-Nb Alloys 46. The Effect of Ternary Trace Additions on the Precipitation Behaviour in an Al-4.2 At. Pet. Ag Alloy 47. Optimization of Alloy Chemistry for Porous Materials 48. The Interfacial Structure of Precipitates and the Invariant Line 49. Experimental Studies on the Effect of Coherency Strains on Coarsening Kinetics: Current Status and Future Outlook 50. Improvement in Tribological Properties through Microstructural Design and Control 51. Densification of Metal Powder Compacts under Pressure with Electric Discharge Phase Stability 52. Kinetics of Surface Segregation in Alloys: Formation of Metastable States with Anti-Phase Boundaries near the Surface 53. Thermogravimetric, XPS, AES and EDS Studies on the Oxidation and Nitridation of Inconel 625 54. Aperiodic Modulations during FCC to HCP Martensitic Transformation: A Monte Carlo Study 55. Structure Maps: Principles & Applications 56. Mechanisms of Pressure Induced Phase Transitions 57. Phase Stability Studies of Ti3X (X = Al, Ga, In) and Ni3 (Al, Nb) Systems from Electronic Structure Calculations Nuclear Materials 58. Microstructure of High Performance Nuclear Fuels 59. Effect of Helium Production on the Structural Stability of Metal Tritides 60. Physics of Sputtering: A New Approach Based on Defect Reactions 61. Hydride Precipitation in Metals 62. Structure Property Correlation in Zr-1 Nb-1 Sn 0.1 Fe Alloy 63. Creep Behaviour of Zr-2.5% Nb Pressure Tube Material 64. The Anisotropic Deformation of Zr-2.5 wt% Nb Pressure Tube Alloy at Elevated Temperatures Ceramics 65. Synthesis and Characterisation of Metastable Ceramic Oxides 66. Defects in Thin Films of High Temperature Superconducting Compounds 67. Metallurgy of Ceramic Cutting Tools 68. Mechanical Properties of Metal-Ceramic Interfaces Produced by Laser Processing: Theory and Experiment 69. Preparation and Properties of High Tc Superconducting Thin Films 70. Superconductivity at an Elevated Temperature in New Class of Quaternary Rare Earth Transition Metal Borocarbides 71. Characterisation of Advanced Ceramics by Electron Microscopy Steels and Martensitic Transformations 72. Effect of Tempering on the Microstructure and Properties of a Thermomechanically Processed Low Carbon HSLA Steel 73. Analytical Prediction of Transformation Textures in Steel 74. The Rhombohedral to Monoclinic Martensitic Transformation 75. Characterization of Grain Boundary Ensembles and Crack Propagation in an Fe-Al Alloy 76. High Temperature Transformations in Austenitic Stainless Steel Weld Metals 77. Characterization of Ageing-Induced Martensite Transformation Phenomenon in Cold Worked AISI type 304 Stainless Steel Using Acoustic Emission Technique