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Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

, Volume 103, Issue 3, pp 1055–1061 | Cite as

Calorimetric investigations and thermodynamic calculation of Zn–Al–Ga system

  • Ljubiša Balanović
  • Dragana Živković
  • Aleksandra Mitovski
  • Dragan Manasijević
  • Živan Živković
Article

Abstract

The results of calorimetric investigations and thermodynamic calculation of Zn–Al–Ga system are presented in this article. The research was carried out experimentally, using Oelsen calorimetry in temperature interval 800–1,000 K, and by thermodynamic calculation, applying general solution model in temperature interval 800–1,600 K. The enthalpy space diagram, the enthalpy isotherm diagram, as well as the values for zinc activities, partial and integral molar Gibbs excess energies have been determined. Comparison of experimentally obtained results and the results calculated by general solution model was done at the temperatures 800, 900, and 1000 K, which indicated a good mutual agreement.

Keywords

Alloy thermodynamics Calorimetry Thermodynamic predicting methods Ternary system Zn–Al–Ga 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was done in the frame of Project No. 142043 financed by the Ministry of Science and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia and in the frame of COST Action MP0602.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ljubiša Balanović
    • 1
  • Dragana Živković
    • 1
  • Aleksandra Mitovski
    • 1
  • Dragan Manasijević
    • 1
  • Živan Živković
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical FacultyUniversity of BelgradeBorSerbia

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