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Unformatted text preview: alloys, 2 nd ed. • John Crank - The mathematics of diffusion, 2 nd ed. Tentative Course Outline • Fick’s diffusion equations (Chen) • Atomistic mechanisms of diffusion (Chen) • Phenomenological theory of diffusion (Chen) • Simulations of diffusion and diffusional phase transformations using DICTRA software (Liu) • Diffusion along extended defects (Chen) • Reaction kinetics (Chen) • Kinetics of phase transformations (Chen) • Simulation of microstructure evolution using phase-field Models (Chen) Introduction to Solid State Diffusion The majority of materials processes in solids involve diffusion, for example, – Doping of solutes in semiconductors – Sintering of ceramics and metals – Thin-film growth – Carburization and decarburization of steels – Solidification of alloys – Precipitation reactions – Homogenization of alloys – Coarsening – etc....
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2010 for the course MAT SCI 503 taught by Professor Chen during the Spring '02 term at Penn State.
- Spring '02