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Modelling of Materials Processing : An Approachable and Practical Guide - Gregory C. Stangle

Modelling of Materials Processing

An Approachable and Practical Guide

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The book treats materials processing from a theoretical and thus mathematical and quantitative point of view. The first portion draws from various fields to provide a theoretical basis upon which any materials synthesis and/or fabrication process may be completely described. In addition, the practical side of theoretical materials processing is directly addressed: the details of useful numerical simulation methods, numerous tables of material property values, details of useful mathematical manipulations that are frequently required, and helpful, detailed and easy-to-use tables of unit conversions are included. Furthermore, the book begins with a purely qualitative discussion of the key aspects of theory, to establish a sufficiently good understanding of the same aspects when they are re-introduced in their more customary mathematical, quantitative form. Taken together, the various elements of this book provide a sound foundation for both the understanding and the use of this theoretical approach to materials processing.

Preface
Balance Equations
Balance equations: An informal descriptionp. 3
Conserved quantities for the balance equationsp. 31
Balance equations for a single-phase materialp. 93
Balance equations for a multiphase materialp. 199
Constitutive Relationships
Constitutive relationships: Near-equilibrium thermodynamicsp. 263
Expressions for a single-phase materialp. 291
Internal geometry and topology of multiphase materialsp. 311
Expressions for the system in a multiphase materialp. 346
Expressions for the solid phase in a multiphase materialp. 370
Expressions for the liquid phase in a multiphase materialp. 391
Expressions for the gas phase in a multiphase materialp. 422
Practical Considerations
Interlude: Use of chapters 1-11p. 433
Sources of material property valuesp. 449
Numerical solution: Some finite difference methodsp. 459
Numerical solution: Some finite element methodsp. 499
Implementation
Example: Glass refiningp. 563
Example: Fiber spinningp. 598
Example: Alloy solidificationp. 620
Example: Microwave heating of ceramicsp. 662
Example: Combustion synthesis of refractory materialsp. 689
Example: Binder removal from shaped powder compactsp. 725
Example: Flow of a solid-liquid suspensionp. 759
Details of Mathematical Quantities and Operations Used in the Textp. 793
Units and Dimensionsp. 856
Correlations for Heat and Mass Transfer Coefficientsp. 897
Glossary of Symbols usedp. 911
Indexp. 917
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ISBN: 9780412711206
ISBN-10: 0412711206
Series: Materials Technology
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 928
Published: 30th September 1998
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 4.93
Weight (kg): 1.5