The Nature and Behavior of Grain Boundaries

A Symposium held at the TMS-AIME Fall Meeting in Detroit, Michigan, October 18–19, 1971

  • Hsun Hu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Structure of Grain Boundaries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. G. Hasson, M. Biscondi, P. Lagarde, J. Levy, C. Goux
      Pages 3-40
    3. R. W. Balluffi, G. R. Woolhouse, Y. Komem
      Pages 41-69
    4. G. A. Bruggeman, G. H. Bishop, W. H. Hartt
      Pages 83-122
  3. Energetics of Grain Boundaries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Edward W. Hart
      Pages 155-170
    3. C. L. Vold, M. E. Glicksman
      Pages 171-183
    4. John P. Nielsen, Louis P. Stone
      Pages 229-242
  4. Grain Boundary Motion and Related Phenomena

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. K. Lücke, R. Rixen, F. W. Rosenbaum
      Pages 245-283
    3. F. M. d’Heurle, A. Gangulee
      Pages 339-370
    4. E. A. Grey, G. T. Higgins
      Pages 371-388
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 437-440

About this book


In view of the dramatically increased interest in the study of grain boundaries during the past few years, the Physical Metal­ lurgy Committee of The Institute of Metals Division of The Metal­ lurgical Society, AIME, sponsored a four-session symposium on the NATURE AND BEHAVIOR OF GRAIN BOUNDARIES, at the TMS-AIME Fall Meeting in Detroit, Michigan, October 18-19, 1971. The main ob­ jectives of this symposium were to examine the more recent develop­ ments, theoretical and experimental, in our understanding of grain boundaries, and to stimulate further studies in these and related areas. This volume contains most of the papers presented at the Symposium. It is regrettable that space limitations allow the inclusion of only four of the unsolicited papers, in addition to thirteen invited papers. The papers are grouped into three sections according to their major content: STRUCTURE OF GRAIN BOUNDARIES, ENERGETICS OF GRAIN BOUNDARIES, and GRAIN BOUNDARY MOTION AND RELATED PHENOMENA. Grain boundaries, or crystal interfaces, have been of both academic and practical interest for many years. An early seminar on "Metal Interfaces" was documented in 1952 by ASM. The Fourth Metallurgical Colloquium held in France, 1960, had a broad coverage on "Properties of Grain Boundaries". More recently the Australian Institute of Metals sponsored a conference on interfaces, with the proceedings being published by Butterworths in 1969.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Hsun Hu
    • 1
  1. 1.Research LaboratoryUnited States Steel CorporationMonroevilleUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, Inc. 1972
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
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  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-0183-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-0181-4
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