ME501OrgF2011 - TEXTBOOK: Statistical Thermodynamics:...

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1 ME 501: STATISTICAL THERMODYNAMICS Fall 2011 MWF 8:30-9:20 a.m. Room 256, Mechanical Engineering Building INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Robert P. Lucht Office: Room ME 2204 Phone: (765) 494-5623 Email: [email protected] OBJECTIVE: The objective of the course is to provide mechanical engineering graduate students with the background needed for research in emerging technology areas such as nanoscale science and for the application of modern experimental techniques in traditional research areas such as combustion and fluid mechanics. Understanding of material behavior and properties from a microscopic viewpoint is emphasized.
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Unformatted text preview: TEXTBOOK: Statistical Thermodynamics: Fundamental and Applications Normand M. Laurendeau REFERENCES: Introduction to Molecular Structure and Thermodynamics Frank P. Incropera Fundamentals of Statistical Thermodynamics Richard E. Sonntag and Gordon J. Van Wylen Quantum Physics of Atoms, Molecules, Solids, Nuclei, and Particles, Robert Eisberg and Robert Resnick Statistical Thermodynamics and Microscale Thermophysics Van Carey GRADING: Homework 20% Exam 1 25% Exam 2 25% Final Exam 30% CREDIT: 3 hours OFFICE HOURS: Monday and Wednesday 10:00-11:30 a.m. or by appointment...
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