chapter  9
Equilibrium diagrams
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Amongst some engineering students, the prospect of having to study the topic of equilibrium diagrams seems to be received with some dismay. Nevertheless, the topic need cause the reader no undue alarm, since for most purposes we can regard the equilibrium diagram as being no more than a graphical method of illustrating the relationship between the composition, temperature and structure, or state, of any alloy in a series.