Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey. This year’s survey focused on a few key areas that we are currently working on in an attempt to get feedback that we can implement immediately. We received a tremendous amount of information, which we have analysed and are now working to integrate into our road maps. Continue reading →
Beginning with Thermo-Calc 2016a the Precipitation Module (TC-PRISMA) has been integrated into Thermo-Calc, eliminating the need for users to install two separate software programs.
This integration offers a significant upgrade to the Precipitation Module (TC-PRISMA) as it gives it all the features that were already available within Thermo-Calc, such as overlaying plots and cloning systems.
Try the Precipitation module (TC-PRISMA) for Free
Users who do not have a Precipitation Module (TC-PRISMA) license can now try the precipitation calculator for free using one of the three free kinetic demo databases automatically included in the software.
Graphical mode examples 13 and 16 are available to all users, even those without a license.
Runs on Mac and Linux OS
Now that it is integrated into Thermo-Calc, the Precipitation module (TC-PRISMA) is supported on several Mac and Linux operating systems. See the System Requirements for a complete list.
In a paper published in the January 2016 issue of Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion, Vol. 37 No. 2 2016, the homogenization model within DICTRA together with the TCNI and MOBNI databases were used to model the interdiffusion processes in the Ni-based superalloy CMSX-10 and was shown to have good agreement with experimental values. Continue reading →
In a 2015 issue of Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A a group at Michigan University, Department of Materials Science & Engineering used TC-Toolbox for MATLAB® in conjunction with Thermo-Calc to optimise a nickel-based alloy, resulting in a lower cost alloy with 25% improvement in properties when assessed with their utility function. Continue reading →
ABM has released a special issue of the journal TMM comprised entirely of articles relating to Phase Diagrams and Computational Thermodynamics. The special edition includes articles ranging from the fundamentals of CALPHAD to examples of the use of ab-initio calculations and more. Continue reading →
A recent article published on npj Computational Materials, an online, open source affiliate of Nature, reviews the models used to implement ICMD in an attempt to improve the processes and accelerate cybermaterials innovation. Continue reading →
An in-depth review of the 2015 literature found that Thermo-Calc Software products were cited over 1000 times in journals, conference papers, university theses, book chapters and patent applications in fields as diverse as dentistry, fuel cells, microelectronics, welding, joining, casting, corrosion, nuclear energy, ceramics and nickel- and steel-related industries (just to name a few). Continue reading →