High Temperature Vapors: Science and Technology

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Academic Press, Dec 2, 2012 - Science - 496 pages
High Temperature Vapors: Science and Technology focuses on the relationship of the basic science of high-temperature vapors to some areas of discernible practical importance in modern science and technology. The major high-temperature problem areas selected for discussion include chemical vapor transport and deposition; the vapor phase aspects of corrosion, combustion, and energy systems; and extraterrestrial high-temperature species.
This book is comprised of seven chapters and begins with an introduction to the nature of the high-temperature vapor state, the scope and literature of high-temperature vapor-phase chemistry, and the role of high-temperature vapors in materials science. The discussion then turns to gas-solid reactions with vapor products; chemical vapor transport and deposition; vapor-phase aspects of corrosion at high temperature; and flames and combustion. High-temperature vapor-phase processes associated with gas turbine systems are also considered. The final chapter is devoted to the chemistry of high-temperature species in space.
This monograph should serve as a valuable reference for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as scientists in fields such as chemistry, physics, materials science, and metallurgy.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 GasSolid Reactions with Vapor Products
37
Chapter 3 Chemical Vapor Transport and Deposition
91
Chapter 4 VaporPhase Aspects of Corrosion at High Temperature
212
Chapter 5 Combustion
226
Chapter 6 Energy Systems
386
Chapter 7 Chemistry of High Temperature Species in Space
427
References
437
Index
473
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