Second Topic - Processing

Practice and "Exam" HW posted here - the latest on the top

11/11/19:Notes that outline the sintering model - use for the take home exam

Notes to help modeling the sintering process11/06/19:The paper below describes the geommetry of pores present in grain boundaries of a polycrystal

A paper that describes the geometry of pores in a polycrystal11/06/19:Take Home Exam II is given below. It is due in Class on Monday Nov 18th

Take Home Exam II10/28/19 Self Diffusion and Surface Tension

HW on problems and concepts related to self diffusion and surface tension or surface energy**10/21/19-Practice HW on the growth of silica on silicon during oxidation**

Journal Paper paper on "Chemical Potential and Oxidation"

10/15/19 . This homework will give you practice in the theory and the use of the Ellingham Diagrams

The Theory and the Use of JANAF Tables and Ellingham Diagrams

10/10/19. Practice HW related to the Ellingham Diagrams, along with handwritten notes

Practice HW related to Using and understanding Elligham Diagrams**This sub-section is related to notes and Practice HW on Ellingham Diagrams**

The Ellingham Diagrams shown below are critical for calculating the interactions between solid ceramics and the environment, principally the oxygen activity - i.e. the oxygen partial pressure.

Ellingham Diagrams