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Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

, Volume 51, Issue 3, pp 933–942 | Cite as

Analysis of Precipitation in Al-Based Alloys Using a Novel Model for Nucleation and Growth Reactions

  • M. J. Starink
  • C. Y. Zahra
  • A. -M. Zahra
JCAT′97 28th Conference on Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis Dunkirk, France May 27–30, 1997

Abstract

The validity of a generalised model for phase transitions according to a nucleation and growth mechanism is tested by comparing its predictions to calorimetric experiments of isothermal and non-isothermal precipitation reactions in Al-Zn, Al-Mg and Al-Cu-Mg alloys.

Keywords

aluminium alloys nucleation and growth model precipitation kinetics 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Starink
    • 1
  • C. Y. Zahra
    • 2
  • A. -M. Zahra
    • 2
  1. 1.IPTMEUniversity of LoughboroughLoughboroughUK
  2. 2.Centre de Thermodynamique et de Microcalorimétrie du CNRSMarseille Cedex 3France

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