Mining & Materials Engineering : Macro versus microscopic approach: patterns of Nature. First and second laws and their uses. Property relationships: free energies, chemical potentials, activities, heat capacity. Chemical equilibrium. Reaction kinetics. Phase equilibrium for a pure substance. Experimental methods. Engineering applications: high-temperature metallurgical reactors, turbines, mixtures and solutions, phase diagrams, superconductivity.
Terms: Winter 2013
Instructors: In-Ho Jung (Winter)