Calendar

SES# TOPIC
1 Intro / Systems / Boundaries / First Law / types of E-flows
2 Conservation / U is a function / State Variables / Exact/Inexact Differentials
3 Rumford Experiment, Heat capacity
4 Examples Adiabatic reaction, Enthalpy, Second Law
5 Second Law, Entropy
6 Combined First and Second Law, Euler Relations, Equilibrium
7 Equilibrium, S max, U min, Interpretation of TD potentials, Nat. vars, Legendre
8 Math structure / Maxwell relations / How to do derivations
9 Maxwell + derivations, Entropy formulation
10 One component Clausius-Clapeyron
11 More Examples of Clausius Clapeyron, Solution Theory
12 Solutions Part II: PMQ, Activity, Gibbs Phase Rule
13 Properties of Mixtures, Equilibrium
14 EXAM 1
15 Two-phase equilibrium, Intercept rule, Lever rule, Ideal Solutions
16 Electrochemical eq., Osmose + discussion exam
17-25 Statistical Mechanics
26 Binary Phase Diagrams and Advanced Solution Theory
27 EXAM 2
28 Binary Phase Diagrams and review session
29 Binary Phase Diagrams and Advanced Solution Theory (continued)
30 Binary Phase Diagrams and Advanced Solution Theory (continued)
31 Binary Phase Diagrams and Advanced Solution Theory (continued)
32 Thermocalc
33 Thermocalc (continued)
26 Non-Equilibrium Aspects of Phase Diagrams / Start of Entropy Lectures
34 Energy and Entropy: Microscopic Origins and models
35 Statistical Mechanics of Real Systems: MC + MD
36 Polymer Mixtures
37 FINAL EXAM