A computational thermodynamic assessment of the Ca-Zn system

Carl O. Brubaker, Zi Kui Liu

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Abstract

The phase equilibria and thermodynamic properties of the Ca-Zn binary system were analyzed and a complete thermodynamic description of the system was obtained using a computerized optimization procedure. Based on the experimental data, eight intermetallic compounds were considered. A new interpretation of the decomposition of the phase CaZn3 is presented. Good agreement was obtained between the calculated results and the experimental data for the binary system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)381-390
Number of pages10
JournalCalphad: Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry
Volume25
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2001

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Computer Science Applications

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