Glossary of Terms for Phase Equilibria Diagrams

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Boundary Line (Curve)

  • Boundary Line (Curve)
    The intersection of adjoining liquidus surfaces in a ternary phase diagram. The area enclosed by a series of boundary lines is termed a primary phase area.

    Reference: Levin, E.M., McMurdie, H.F., and Hall, F.P., Phase Diagrams for Ceramists: Volume 1, The American Ceramic Society, Columbus, Ohio, p. 5, 1956.

    Example of Boundary Line (Curve)

    Example of Boundary Line






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