Unformatted text preview: 7.5 describe the vacancy mechanism of solid-state diffusion. 7.6 distinguish between nucleation and growth in a phase transformation. 7.7 define surface energy and distinguish it from volume energy 7.8 show that nucleation is based on a balance between volume free energy driving formation of a new phase and surface free energy hindering formation of that same phase....
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- Spring '09
- Surface tension, Phase transition, Phase Transformations Students, phase transformation. define