A phenomenological analysis of sintering kinetics from the viewpoint of activated volume
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The sintering kinetics of real systems has been viewed as a process of transport of activated volume. Activated volume is a parameter that can be used to describe mass transport during the sintering process. It defines the movement of point defects and dislocations during the sintering process. A phenomenological equation has been defined using this parameter, which can be applied to analyze kinetics of the sintering process. It has been applied to analyze the sintering process of several disperse systems. Values obtained for parameters of the equation have also been analyzed.
Keywords:sintering kinetics / phenomenological analysis / mass transport
Source:Science of Sintering, 2005, 19-25
- Belgrade : International Institute for the Science of Sintering