3.20 Materials at Equilibrium


Class Info

Laws of thermodynamics: general formulation and applications to mechanical, electromagnetic and electrochemical systems, solutions, and phase diagrams. Computation of phase diagrams. Statistical thermodynamics and relation between microscopic and macroscopic properties, including ensembles, gases, crystal lattices, phase transitions. Applications to phase stability and properties of mixtures. Representations of chemical equilibria. Interfaces.

This class has 3.012, 3.014, 3.022, 3.024, 3.034, and 3.042 as prerequisites.

3.20 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by A. Allanore; A. Alexander-Katz.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 37-212.

This class counts for a total of 15 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Materials at Equilibrium (SMA 5111) site or on the 3.20 Stellar site.

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