FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGDEPARTMENT OF METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING


Courses given by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


METE204 THERMODYNAMICS OF MATERIALS II

Course Code: 5700204
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. İSHAK KARAKAYA
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5700203
The course set above should be completed before taking METE204 THERMODYNAMICS OF MATERIALS II .

Course Objective

1.Explain partial and integral solution properties such as, molar, relative molar and excess quantities, chemical reaction equilibria, Ellingham diagrams and thermodynamics of surfaces and interfaces. 2.Calculate solution properties from each other by using graphical and analytical computation methods. 3.Calculate equilibrium conditions when chemical reactions take place, use results of thermodynamic computations in decision-making applications.

Course Content

Reaction equilibria between condensed materials and a gaseous phase, Oxidation of metals and Ellingham diagram, Solution thermodynamics, partial and integral molar quantities, Gibbs-Duhem equation, relative partial and relative integral molar quantities. Microscopic examination of solutions, ideal non-ideal solutions, excess properties. Gibbs-Duhem integration. Applications to materials systems. Reaction equilibria in solutions.

Learning Outcomes

Students use results of thermodynamic computations in decision-making tasks.