Boise State University
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
MSE 508: Solid State Thermodynamics
- Course Syllabus and Objectives -
Spring 2011
Prof. Knowlton
- You are responsible for understanding what is expected of you as outlined in this sy
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. o f Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
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Problem Set 7 Solutio ns
1. For the T -vs- a2 phase diagram, draw a corresp onding T -vs- X2 phase diagram and
label all significant aspects of the di
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Bill Knowlton
Project 3 Equilibrium Ternary Compositional Phase Diagrams
(Due 18st of April)
Project:
I am a student in your equilibrium ternary phase diagram class and know absol
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Bill Knowlton
Project 2
Computational Generation of Equilibrium Binary Compositional Phase Diagrams
(Due Thursday April 7th)
Project:
The project contains several parts due at var
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Group Project 1
Due: Monday Feb. 14th, 2011
2-3pm in MEC 206
Work in teams of 3 or 4.
You will present this on Monday Feb. 14th in a power point presenta
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 8
1. For the following journal article:
P.Y. Chevalier, A thermodynamic evaluation of the Au-Ge and Au-Si systems, Vol. 141 (1989) pp.
217-22
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 7
1. For the T -vs- a2 phase diagram, draw a corresponding T -vs- X2 phase diagram and label all
significant aspects of the diagram.
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a2
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MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 5 Solutions
1. Thoroughly state and solve a problem analogous to the problem that was solved in class
where we used NaF as the material of in
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 5
1. Thoroughly state and solve a problem analogous to the problem that was solved in class
where we used NaF as the material of interest. Be
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 4
1. Chapter 7.4 in Dehoff discusses triple points. Starting with equations 7.43 and 7.44,
DeHoff derives equation 7.46. Starting with equati
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 4 Solutions
1. Chapter 7.4 in Dehoff discusses triple points. Starting with equations 7.43 and 7.44,
DeHoff derives equation 7.46. Starting w
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 3
To determine the Hrxn for the reaction in which a compound is formed, Hess' law can be
used:
H rxn ni H iproduct ni H ireactant
i
i
For mor
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 3 Solutions
To determine the Hrxn for the reaction in which a compound is formed, Hess' law can be
used:
H rxn ni H iproduct ni H ireactant
i
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 2 Solutions
1. Using dV and dS as a function of T and P that we derived in class, fully derive the rest of
toolbox 3 (i.e., dU, dH, dF, and d
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 2
1. Using dV and dS as a function of T and P that we derived in class, fully derive the rest of
toolbox 3 (i.e., dU, dH, dF, and dG).
2. Der
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Problem Set 1 Solutions
1. In class we discussed thermodynamic materials parameters. One of the thermodynamic
materials parameters discussed was the coef
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics and Kinetics
Problem Set 1
1. In class we discussed thermodynamic materials parameters. One of the thermodynamic
materials parameters discussed was the c
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 9
1. We briefly went through the Einstein model of a crystal in class.
a. Derive both the partition function and F, S, U and Cv for the Einst
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 9 Solutions
1. We briefly went through the Einstein model of a crystal in class.
a. Derive both the partition function and F, S, U and Cv for
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 6
1. In class, we found that Dmk = RT ln ak . Using the toolbox 5 tables, derive Toolbox 54 disregarding the first three and last listings in
MSE 508
Solid State Thermodynamics
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Spring 2011/Bill Knowlton
Problem Set 6 Solutions
1. In class, we found that Dmk = RT ln ak . Using the toolbox 5 tables, derive Toolbox 54 disregarding the first three and last l