Would you expect the alloy PdB0.15 to be a substitutional alloy or an interstitial alloy?
In this problem, we are asked to find if the alloy PdB0.15 is a substitutional alloy or an interstitial alloy.
An alloy is a substance that contains a mixture of elements and possesses some metallic properties.
Alloys are classified into two types: interstitial or substitutional.
To answer this problem, we must know the size of the atoms of each component in an allow.