MSE 5830

MSE 5830

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Introduces the three laws of thermodynamics as the fundamental basis for thermal and chemical equilibrium, coupled with statistical mechanical interpretations for entropy.  Applies these principles to understand the equilibrium behavior of matter, with a focus on condensed liquid and solid phases.  Develops concepts of phase equilibria, phase diagrams, chemical reactions, solution behavior and electrochemistry.  Includes an introduction to statistical mechanics and applications in ideal gas behavior, gas and crystal heat capacity, and electron Fermi-Dirac statistics.  Applications and examples will be drawn from a range of sub-disciplines spanning metallurgy to polymers.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: MATH 2930, or permission of instructor.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 3030

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9505MSE 5830  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 20239MSE 5830  LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 21621MSE 5830  LEC 003

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Thompson, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 20011MSE 5830  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 20012MSE 5830  DIS 204

    • WFMalott Hall 251
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Thompson, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 20013MSE 5830  DIS 205

    • WFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Thompson, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 21472MSE 5830  DIS 207

    • WFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Thompson, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online