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Volume 15, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0032-1400


Thermodynamic principles and data are very useful in the solution of industrial problems, particularly in assessing the feasibility and economics of a projected process. This article reviews the application of thermodynamics to the oxidation of platinum and to the life expectancy of platinum coatings on base metal substrates when operating at high temperatures, and describes the derivation of equilibrium diagrams of platinum alloys from the thermochemical properties of the constituent phases.


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