Table of contents for Kinetics of materials / Robert W. Balluffi, Samuel M. Allen, W. Craig Carter ; with editorial assistance from Rachel A. Kemper.

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Preface. Bibliography. Acknowldegments. Notation Table. Symbol Table–Roman. Symbol Table–Greek. 1. Introduction. PART I: MOTION OF ATOMS AND MOLECULES BY DIFFUSION. 2. Irreversible Thermodynamics: Coupled Forces and Fluxes. 3. Driving Forces and Fluxes for Diffusion. 4. The Diffusion Equation. 5. Solutions to the Diffusion Equation. 6. Diffusion In Multi-Component Systems. 7. Atomic Models for Diffusion. 8. Diffusion in Cerystals. 9. Diffusion Along Crystal Imperfections. 10. Diffusion in Noncrystalline Materials. PART II: MOTION OF DISLOCATIONS AND INTERFACES. 11. Motion of Dislocations. 12. Motion of Crystalline Surfaces. 13. Motion of Crystalline Interfaces. PART III MORPHOLOGICAL EVOLUTION DUE TO CAPILLARY AND APPLIED MECHANICAL FORCES. 14. Surface Evolution due to Capillary Forces. 15. Coarsening due to Capillary Forces. 16. Morphological Evolution, Diffusional Creep, and Sintering. PART IV: PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS. 17._General Features of Phase Transformations. 18. Spinodal and Order-Disorder Transformations. 19. Nucleation._ 20. Growth of Phases in Concentration and Thermal Fields. 21. Concurrent Nucleation and Growth. 22. Solidification. 23. Precipitation. 24. Martensitic Transformations. Appendix A: Densities, Fractions, and Atomic Volumes of Components. Appendix B: Structure of Crystalline Interfaces. Appendix C: Capillarity and Mathematics of Space Curves and Interfaces. Illustration Credits. Cited Author Index. Figure Index. Topic Index. _

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Materials -- Mechanical properties.
Materials science.