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Author Wang, C. P. ♦ Li, Z. S. ♦ Fang, W. ♦ Liu, X. J.
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Springer US
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2009
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics
Subject Keyword nuclear reactor materials ♦ phase diagrams ♦ thermodynamic modeling ♦ thermodynamic properties ♦ Metallic Materials ♦ Ceramics, Glass, Composites, Natural Methods ♦ Engineering Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer ♦ Materials Science ♦ Thermodynamics ♦ Crystallography
Abstract A thermodynamic database for nuclear materials, including U-Th, U-Pu, Th-Pu, and (U, Th, Pu)-X (X = Al, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Ga, Mg, Mn, Mo, Nb, Ni, Si, Ta, W, Zr) binary system has been developed by the Calculation of Phase Diagrams (CALPHAD) method. Thermodynamic parameters describing Gibbs free energies of different phases have been evaluated by optimizing experimental data on phase equilibria and thermodynamic properties. The present thermodynamic database can provide much-needed information such as stable and metastable phase equilibria, phase fractions, and various thermodynamic quantities that is important to the design of nuclear materials. This database is also an essential starting point to construct thermodynamic databases for the multicomponent systems.
ISSN 15477037
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2009-07-21
Publisher Place Boston
e-ISSN 18637345
Journal Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion
Volume Number 30
Issue Number 5
Page Count 18
Starting Page 535
Ending Page 552


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