Diffusion
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Diffusion is material transport by atomic motion.
It can take place between S-S, S-L, S-G.
Conditions for an atom to diffuse
othere must be an empty adjacent site
othe atom must have suffi
Solids
The interior angles of the polygons
meeting at a vertex of a polyhedron
add to less than 360 degrees.
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Platonic Solids
3 triangles at a vertex
Octahedron
4 triangles at a vertex
Icosahedron
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Phase Transformations
Kinetics of Phase Transformation
Avrami Equation
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Rate of a transformation is taken as the reciprocal of
time
required for the transformation to proceed halfway to comple
Failure of Metals
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Ductile
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Moderately ductile
Brittle
Stages in
Initial necking
small cavity formation
Cup and
Cone fracture
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Crack propagation
fracture
Final shear
coalesce
Imperfections in solids
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Why are imperfections important?
Crystal
Structure
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Bonding
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Imperfections
Examples:
Secondary processing of metals
Doping in Si
Formation of alloy
Propertie
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Outline
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Fundamentals of
structure of crystalline
solids
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Crystallography
Crystallography is the experimental science of the
arrangement of atoms in solids.
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Solids
The interior angles of the polygons
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