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MSE 3050, Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Materials, Leonid Zhigilei
MSE 3050: Thermodynamics – Phase Diagrams – Kinetics
Review of classical thermodynamics
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First Law  Energy Balance
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Thermodynamic functions of state
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Internal energy, heat and work
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Types of paths (isobaric, isochoric, isothermal, adiabatic)
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Enthalpy, heat capacity, heat of formation, phase
transformations
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Calculation of enthalpy as a function of temperature
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Heats of reactions and the Hess’s law
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Theoretical calculation of the heat capacity
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Principle of equipartition of energy
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Heat capacity of ideal and real gases
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Heat capacity of solids: DulongPetit, Einstein, Debye models
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Heat capacity of metals – electronic contribution
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Entropy and the Second Law
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Concept of equilibrium
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Reversible and irreversible processes
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The direction of spontaneous change
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Entropy and spontaneous/irreversible processes
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Calculation of entropy in isochoric and isobaric processes
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Calculation of entropy in reversible and irreversible processes
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