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By Tatiana Proskouriakoff

With the mind's eye of an artist and the precision of a scientist, Tatiana Proskouriakoff has captured in photos thirty-six restorations of outstanding Maya constructions as their developers observed the scenes greater than one thousand years in the past. dealing with her portray of every constitution is a documented textual content of archaeological findings and a line drawing of the prevailing continues to be. First issued through the Carnegie establishment of Washington in 1946, this significant quantity is again to print in a brand new structure via the college of Oklahoma Press.

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As in Figures. 6). At the maximum or minimum points, the tie-triangles reduce to a tie-line joining the compositions of L, a, and p in equilibrium. " SYSTEMS CONTAINING THREE PHASES 41 c Fig. 5 Projected views of system in which the eutectic valley shows a maximum. 7a. e. tie-triangle) through the L + a + ~ region is seen in relation to the surrounding single-phase and two-phase fields. Typical tie-lines are shown traversing the two-phase regions. 4. 8. The occurrence of the eutectic reaction over a range of temperatures is indicated by the three-phase region, L + a + ~.

3 (a) and (b). 1 for temperatures T2 and T3 respectively. no liquid remains. 6 As stated above, if it is required to know the actual compositions of liquid and solid co-existing at any temperature, experimental work or thermodynamic calculations are necessary. For a given alloy, the tie-lines at various temperatures do not generally lie in the same vertical plane and the paths of the extremities of the tie-lines on the liquidus and solidus are generally curved. 1 a and b by the projected view on the base of the space model of paths representing the change in composition of liquid and solid.

1. Flory, Journal of American Chemical Society, 1952,74,4760. Copyright, 1952, Reprinted by permission of American Chemical Society). solvent molecules is lost. The chains then aggregate, leading again to a region of phase separation, in this case with a LeST. e. rods , constitute an important type of material. Lyotropic systems consist of polymer-solvent combinations which show a liquid crystalline phase in particular ranges of temperature and composition, and the phase diagrams show features analagous to those encountered in metallic systems.

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