Home  Back

MSE 811 Material Thermodynamics

Campus

SCME

Programs

PG

Session

Fall Semester 2016

Course Title

Material Thermodynamics

Course Code

MSE 811

Credit Hours

3

PreRequisutes


Course Objectives

 Understand basic laws of thermodynamics along with clear understanding of kinetics of chemical reactions.
 Be able to read phase diagrams in terms of thermodynamic concepts such as free energy.

Detail Content

 Concepts of Helmholtz Free Energy and Gibbs Free Energy,
 EnergyProperty relationships, Thermal Equilibria, Chemical Equilibria,
 Ellingham Diagrams, 1st order and 2nd order Transformations,
 Gibbs Helmholtz Relationships, Fugacity and Chemical activity,
 Equilibrium constant and its variation with temperature, Vant Hoff’s equation,
 Effect of temperature and pressure on phase transformations,
 Clapeyron equation, Thermodynamics of solutions, GibbsDuhem relationship,
 Thermodynamic properties and equilibrium phase diagrams, Mixing functions,
 Excess functions, Phase Rule, Gibbs free Energy and Entropy Calculations of Phase transformation, Typical Equilibrium Phase Diagrams, Statistical Methods in thermodynamics

Text/Ref Books

 Thermodynamics of Materials (David V. Ragone) Wiley; Volume 1 edition (October 24, 1994)
 Introduction to Thermodynamics of Materials (D. R. Gaskell) Taylor & Francis; 5 edition (March 13, 2008)
 Thermodynamics, an Advanced Text for Material Scientists (J. Hudson) JohnWiley, 1996

Time Schedule

Fall Semester 2014

Faculty/Resource Person

Dr. Amir Habib
Degree : PhD, Analytical and Technical Chemistry: University of Technology Vienna, Austria.

