austenite

austenite
noun Etymology: French, from Sir W. C. Roberts-Austen died 1902 English metallurgist Date: 1901 a solid solution in iron of carbon and sometimes other solutes that occurs as a constituent of steel under certain conditions • austenitic adjective

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  • Austenite — (or gamma phase iron) is a metallic non magnetic solid solution of iron and an alloying element. In plain carbon steel, austenite exists above the critical eutectoid temperature of 1000 K (about 727 °C); other alloys of steel have different… …   Wikipedia

  • austénite — [ ɔstenit ] n. f. • 1903; de Austen, métallurgiste angl. ♦ Métall. Constituant micrographique des aciers (à face cubique centrée) contenant une solution d environ 2% de carbone. ⇒ ferrite. ● austénite nom féminin (de Austen, nom propre)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Austenite — Austénite Cet article est lié aux composés du fer et du carbone Fer Carbone …   Wikipédia en Français

  • austenite — n. (Metallurgy) [From W. C. Roberts Austen, an English metallurgist.] a solid solution of ferric carbide or carbon in iron; it cools to form pearlite or martensite. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Austenite — Austenite. См. Ayстенит. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • austenite — [ôs′tən īt΄] n. [Fr, after Sir Wm. C. Roberts Austen (1843 1902), Eng metallurgist] a nonmagnetic solid solution of carbon or iron carbide in some iron, obtained in high carbon steels by rapid quenching and deformation at high temperatures …   English World dictionary

  • Austénite — Cet article est lié aux composés du fer et du carbone Fer Carbone Phases …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Austenite — noun a fan or admirer of ; someone who studies the works of Jane Austen. [I]t seems a pity that they should not form a volume in one of the neat series of Jane Austens novels now published, as to a real Austenite they contain much that is… …   Wiktionary

  • austenite — /aw steuh nuyt /, n. Metall. 1. a solid solution of carbon or of carbon and other elements in gamma iron, having a face centered cubic lattice at all temperatures. 2. an allotrope of iron, stable between 910°C and 1400°C and having a face… …   Universalium

  • austenite — /ˈɒstənaɪt/ (say ostuhnuyt) noun a solid solution of one or more elements in face centred cubic iron; unless otherwise designated (such as nickel austenite) the solute is generally assumed to be carbon. {named after Sir WC Roberts Austen,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • austenite — austenitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Homogeninė plieno fazė, kurioje gali būti iki 2,14% anglies ir kuri išlieka >727 °C temperatūroje. atitikmenys: angl. austenite rus. аустенит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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