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Hypothetical Alloying Problem

  1. Aug 21, 2010 #1
    A and B are completely soluble in the liquid state but completely insoluble in the solid state. Will A, alloyed with a small amount of B, have a higher melting point than pure A? Explain.
     
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  3. Aug 21, 2010 #2

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    What would happen to the alloy constituents (elements) upon cooling? Note - the problem states "small amount of B" in A.
     
  4. Aug 21, 2010 #3
    Its a homework question given to us. No more data is provided...
     
  5. Aug 21, 2010 #4
    Is there such thing as maximum melting eutectic? Why is the melting point of the eutectic point always minimum? Is that because its not thermodynamically feasible?
     
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