3.046 Thermodynamics of Materials

Class Info

Explores equilibrium thermodynamics through its application to topics in materials science and engineering. Begins with a fast-paced review of introductory classical and statistical thermodynamics. Students select additional topics to cover; examples include batteries and fuel cells, solar photovoltaics, magnetic information storage, extractive metallurgy, corrosion, thin solid films, and computerized thermodynamics.

This class has 3.012 as a prerequisite.

3.046 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by R. Jaramillo.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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