Lecture 34: Two-component Phase Diagrams: Limited Solid Solubility - Lever Rule

author: Donald R. Sadoway, Center for Future Civic Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Feb. 10, 2009,   recorded: December 2004,   views: 11398
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"What I want to do today is finish the second installment of phase diagrams. Last day, we looked at unary phase diagrams. That is to say, single component. That meant all we had to do was worry about pressure versus temperature because everything is of simple composition.

And I have up here on the display a phase diagram of water which we looked at last day. And I have redrawn it here for convenience. And I just wanted to draw your attention to several things. We are looking at how the stability of the different phases of water varies with pressure and temperature..."

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Comment1 shama, November 22, 2009 at 6:20 p.m.:

its amazing!! made everything clear, a great lecture!!! :D

Comment2 honey garg, November 30, 2009 at 9:51 a.m.:

two phase system

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