Materials Thermodynamics

Materials ThermodynamicsHours: 3 0 3

Equilibrium, quasi-static equilibrium. First law, enthalpy, internal energy. Second law, entropy, Gibbs, Helmoltz free energies. Third law, use of thermodynamic data. Applications in phase diagrams, metal-slag equilibria, point defects, half-cell reactions. Multicomponent phase diagrams in ceramics and gas-solid equilibria. Polymer thermal stability in chemical environments.

Pre-requisites: NoneCo-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course