Keywords: thermodnamic model, enthalpy, entropy, heat capacity, mixing functions, statistical sum


The work proposes a thermodynamic model of a multicomponent condensed phase applicable to metal and slag melts. The integral and partial thermodynamic mixing functions: Gibbs energy, enthalpy, entropy, heat capacity have been obtained using configurational statistical sum. Methods for estimating of model parameters using available data on activity coefficients and heats of mixing, Wagner interaction parameters have been suggested. Using binary Fe-Mn system as an example, the high accuracy of the calculation of the mixing thermodynamic functions of the metal phase in the entire concentration range has been shown. Mixing heat capacity has been shown to comply 3rd law of thermodynamics. Suggested thermodynamic model is already being used in steelmaking control system «Master» at metallurgical plant «Zaporizhstal», and in heat projecting and control system «DesigningMelt» at XuanSteel metallurgical works (PRC).


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How to Cite
KharchenkoА., & Lichkonenko, N. (2022). THERMODYNAMIC MIXING FUNCTIONS OF A MULTICOMPONENT LIQUID METAL AND SLAG. Scientific Journal "Metallurgy", (2), 14-22.