University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Vk 330: Thermodynamics of Materials

Credits: 4 credits
Pre-requisites: Vc 209/210, Vp 140, Vv 215/255/285, and Vk 250 
Course description: The laws of thermodynamics and their consequences. Applications to solid and liquid materials. Mass and energy balances. Gas reactions. Phase diagrams. Ellingham, Pourbaix and stability diagrams. Defects in solids. Interfaces. Statistical thermodynamics.