Day: March 22, 2017

Eutectoid point

Eutectoid point

Eutectoid point

03/22/17

“Can a solid become two other solids under certain conditions?”
It is well known when a eutectic point, is reached, a material will instantly become a liquid. However, is it possible for such a reaction to occur but for the two products to become solids instead/ This is the primal idea behind a reaction in Materials Science known as the Eutectoid point, and can be found on a material’s phase diagram