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  6. Parameter descriptions.
  7. Error indicators.
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Provenance of Source Code

P. E. J. Rivera Díaz del Castillo
Phase Transformations and Complex Properties Group,
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy,
University of Cambridge,
Cambridge, U.K.

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To obtain the variation of growth parameter for spherical growth as a function of dimensionless supersaturation.

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This is a self-contained program.
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The program solves the mass balance equation for spherical precipitates, when capillarity is taken into account, as supersaturation is varied, and for given values of dimensionless radius (particle radius over critical radius for nucleation).

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  1. P. E. J. Rivera Díaz del Castillo and H. K. D. H. Bhadeshia, 'Theory for growth of spherical precipitates with capillarity effects', Materials Science and Technology, 17 30-32 2001.
  2. P. E. J. Rivera Díaz del Castillo, Kinetics of Precipitation Reactions, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Cambridge.
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Input parameters

R - double precision
dimensionless radius (particle radius over critical radius for nucleation).

Output parameters

O - double precision
dimensionless supersaturation.

GP - double precision
growth parameter for spherical growth.

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Error Indicators


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No information supplied.

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Further Comments

The program is set to write the results to file 'res1.d'. A sample version of 'res1.d' is provided as 'zener.capi.results'.

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Auxiliary Routines

The subroutines called by this program are :-


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capillarity, sphere, growth, parabolic growth

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