Time: 4:30 p.m.
Place: seminar room 02-722
Andrew Watson, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
Computational Thermodynamics is now a mature scientific discipline and as a technique is finding more industrial applications almost on a daily basis. One of the strengths of the technique is its predictive capabilities which depends to a great extent on the quality of the databases that are used. This presentation discusses the Calphad technique, from the origins of datasets themselves to the compilation of databases and their quality.