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Phase Diagrams

  • Mário J. de Oliveira
Chapter
Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)

Abstract

We study in this chapter the phase diagrams of multicomponent systems. The representation that provides the simplest diagrams is that composed only by thermodynamic fields. A system of c components is described by c + 2 thermodynamic fields: the temperature T, the pressure p, and the chemical potentials μ 1, μ 2, , μ c of the c components.

Keywords

Phase Diagram Triple Point Thermodynamic Potential Critical Line Tricritical Point 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mário J. de Oliveira
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de FisicaUniversidade de São PauloSão PauloBrazil

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