A Model for Lamellar-Rod Eutectic Transition


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Critical experiments in Al-Cu hypo-eutectic alloys have been carried out in capillary samples in order to establish the lamellar/rod eutectic transition condition. It is shown that this transition occurs over a range of compositions. Physics of the diffuse nature of this transition is proposed and the dynamics of the transition is shown to give a specific geometric relationship between the lamellar and rod spacing at the transition. A model of lamellar/rod eutectic transition is established that incorporates the dynamic nature of this transition and the anisotropy in interfacial energies.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 561-565)

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Young Won Chang, Nack J. Kim and Chong Soo Lee




S. Liu et al., "A Model for Lamellar-Rod Eutectic Transition", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 561-565, pp. 1003-1006, 2007

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October 2007




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