, Volume 27, Issue 9, pp 24–29 | Cite as

On the teaching of a graduate course in phase transformations

  • D. Turnbull
  • J. S. Kirkaldy
  • J. E. Hilliard
  • H. I. Aaronson
Technical Article


How does one structure a graduate course in physical metallurgy in a way that reflects new developments in the field, allows for personal input by the instructor and provides challenge and stimulation to the student? Four professors, representing universities in the United States and Canada, present their viewpoints.


Phase Transformation Spinodal Decomposition Whisker Growth Graduate Level Trioxane 


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© The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Turnbull
    • 1
  • J. S. Kirkaldy
    • 2
  • J. E. Hilliard
    • 3
  • H. I. Aaronson
    • 4
  1. 1.Harvard UniversityUSA
  2. 2.McMaster UniversityHamiltonUSA
  3. 3.Northwestern UniversityUSA
  4. 4.Michigan Technological UniversityUSA

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