Flashcards in 16. Phase Diagrams I Deck (5):
A homogeneous portion of a system that has uniform physical and chemical characteristics
Liquid and solid regions each contain only one phase
Phase diagrams assume ____ ____. This assumption suggests that diffusion happened _____ or enough time has passed to reach _____.
What two things does non-equilibrium assume?
1. No or very little diffusion in solid, but instantaneous diffusion in liquid
2. No or little compositional changes in solid over time