eutectic temperature


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eutectic temperature

[yü′tek·tik ′tem·prə·chər]
(physical chemistry)
The temperature at the lowest melting point of a eutectic.
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We chose calcium perchlorate tetrahydrate for simulating Martian brine as it is a likely brine candidate due to its ubiquity on Mars, its hygroscopic properties and its low eutectic temperature (Hecht et al.
This reduction of energy is believed to occur as a result of formation of low eutectic temperatures when using oil shale.
The ternary eutectic temperature for SnAgCu is 217[degrees]C, but the joint does not have to reach this temperature for the overall solder to melt when SnPb eutectic and SnAgCu alloys are mixed.
Specifically, an ice control product will work until the eutectic temperature of the solution meets the pavement surface temperature.
At temperatures below the melting point of the pure metals, but above the eutectic temperature, two phase fields of solid are in contact with liquid.
The eutectic temperature in the tin-silver-copper system is 217[degrees]C, higher than eutectic tin-lead by 34[degrees]C.
The eutectic temperature is the lowest temperature at which the material melts snow and ice over a longer period of time and only under controlled laboratory conditions.
However, when a silica lining was simultaneously acted upon by the oxides of magnesium and aluminum, the melting point of the ternary mixture was lowered to the ternary eutectic temperature of 2,489F (1,365C).
The heat released during the formation of pre-eutectic dendrites was contributed mainly by the latent heat because the temperature range between the liquidus temperature and the eutectic temperature is generally small for diecasting alloys.
Under-cooling is defined as the difference between the gray iron eutectic temperature (TEgray = 1153 + 6.
Full modification will lower the eutectic temperature 6-8F (14.