Diffusion |
First Things First | ||
Diffusion in iron is far more complicated
than diffusion in about any other metal and thus not an easy topic. Ironically,
this is similar to diffusion in
silicon. That means that diffusion is more complex in our two technically
most important elements than in most of the others. Maybe, that's why those
elements are so useful? Whatever, before I get to diffusion in iron, I will first discuss the basics of diffusion in 4 modules. The following links take you to the modules that deal with some important facets of diffusion and, as the final climax, to diffusion in iron. Of course, if you are somewhat familiar with the topic, you can go there directly. If you are not, I strongly recommend to start with the first module and to work your way up. |
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1. | Atomic Mechanisms of Diffusion | |
2. | Random Walk | |
3. | Phenomenological Modelling of Diffusion | |
4. | Experimental Techniques for Measuring Diffusion Parameters | |
5. | Diffusion in Iron | |
General Remarks to Literature and Sources
7.1.1 Finding Your Way in the Iron Carbon Phase Diagram
10.2.3 Smelting Wrought Iron, Steel and Cast Iron
Experimental Techniques for Measuring Diffusion Parameters
Phenomenological Modelling of Diffusion
Size and Density of Precipitates
The Story of Self-Interstitials in Silicon
Atomic Mechanisms of Diffusion
The Cyprus Copper and Bronze Industry
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