# MH1027 Thermodynamics of Materials 6.0 credits

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## Course information

### Content and learning outcomes

#### Course contents *

• Basic thermodynamic concepts (state and path variables, first law, heat capacity, enthalpy)
• The second law of thermodynamics (irreversible processes, entropy)
• Equilibrium (Gibbs energy, Helmholtz energy, chemical potential, Gibbs-Helmholtz equation)
• Solutions thermodynamics (ideal solutions, non-ideal solutions, activities, reference states, Henry's law, Sieverts law, multicomponent solutions, solution models)
• Phase equilibria (Clapeyron and Clausius-Clapeyron equations, Gibbs phase rule, phase diagrams)

#### Intended learning outcomes *

After the course the students should be able to:

• Explain basic thermodynamics concepts
• Perform simple thermodynamic calculations
• Use and read binary phase diagrams
• Formulate and solve thermodynamic problems for simple real material and processes
• Use both Swedish and English as "working languages" (i.e.  understand the terminology)

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### Literature and preparations

#### Specific prerequisites *

• Knowledge of mathematics at a level where the solution of differential equations and integrals are included, ie the equivalent SF1626 Calculus in Several Variable, or similar
• Knowledge of basic physics and chemistry equivalent KD1260 Chemistry of Materials and SK1110 Electromagnetism and Waves, or similar
• Knowledge of Matlab programming at the level given by MH1070 Perspectives on Materials Design,etc. ( 3 credits)

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### Examination and completion

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

#### Examination *

• KON1 - Short Exam, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
• LAB1 - Experimental Work, 0.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
• TEN1 - Examination, 4.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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#### Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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#### Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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ITM/Materials Science and Engineering

Technology

First cycle