Alloys and Intermetallic Compounds: From Modeling to Engineering

Cristina Artini

April 25, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 367 Pages - 13 Color & 107 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498741439 - CAT# K26741

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Features

  • Provides the reader with the fundamentals of several modeling techniques
  • Focuses on modeling as a bridge between basic science issues and technological applications of alloys
  • Highlights the correlation between modeling and engineering of alloys
  • Presents the latest advancements in numerous applications of alloys and intermetallic compounds
  • Features an interdisciplinary approach to the material

Summary

This book focuses on the role of modeling in the design of alloys and intermetallic compounds. It includes an introduction to the most important and most used modeling techniques, such as CALPHAD and ab-initio methods, as well as a section devoted to the latest developments in applications of alloys. The book emphasizes the correlation between modeling and technological developments while discussing topics such as wettability of Ultra High Temperature Ceramics by metals, active brazing of diamonds to metals in cutting tools, surface issues in medicine, novel Fe-based superconductors, metallic glasses, high entropy alloys, and thermoelectric materials.