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Christopher Bale
B.Sc.A. (Manchester), M.Sc.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 4535 Fax: (514) 340-4159 Room: AA-6463

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Chemical Thermodynamics (multicomponent)
  • Thermodynamics (calculations and phase diagrams)
  • Automated thermochemical calculations 
  • Chemical metallurgy.
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 1803 Thermodynamics
  • 2003 Metallurgy/metals/alloys

Publications

Recent publications
Journal article
Pelton, A.D., Eriksson, G. & Bale, C.W. (2017). Scheil-Gulliver Constituent Diagrams. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 48(6), 3113–3129. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/s11661-017-4059-0
Journal article
Bale, C.W., Belisle, E., Chartrand, P., Decterov, S.A., Eriksson, G., Gheribi, A.E., Hack, K., Jung, I.H., Kang, Y.B., Melancon, J., Pelton, A.D., Petersen, S., Robelin, C., Sangster, J., Spencer, P. & Van Ende, M.A. (2016). FactSage thermochemical software and databases, 2010-2016. Calphad: Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry, 54, 35-53. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.calphad.2016.05.002
Journal article
Bale, C.W., Belisle, E., Chartrand, P., Decterov, S.A., Eriksson, G., Gheribi, A.E., Hack, K., Jung, I.H., Kang, Y.B., Melancon, J., Pelton, A.D., Petersen, S., Robelin, C., Sangster, J., Spencer, P. & Van Ende, M.A. (2016). Reprint of: FactSage thermochemical software and databases, 2010-2016 (vol 54, pg 35, 2016). Calphad: Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry, 55(1), 19 pages. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.calphad.2016.07.004
Journal article
Gheribi, A.E., Harvey, J.P., Belisle, E., Robelin, C., Chartrand, P., Pelton, A.D., Bale, C.W. & Le Digabel, S. (2016). Use of a biobjective direct search algorithm in the process design of material science applications. Optimization and Engineering, 17(1), 27-45. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/s11081-015-9301-2

Teaching

Matériaux, métallurgie chimique, informatique.

Supervision at Polytechnique

COMPLETED

  • Ph.D. Thesis (2)

    • Shishin, D. (2013). Development of a Thermodynamic Database for Copper Smelting and Converting (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from http://publications.polymtl.ca/1248
    • Bouchard, D. (1994). Application de la programmation mathématique à l'optimisation de données thermochimiques d'alliages de fer liquide (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal).
  • Master's Thesis (1)

    • Péloquin, A. (2006). Modélisation du fourneau à décuivrage continu à l'aide d'une interface avec les logiciels FACTSAGE et METSIM (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal).