Thermodynamics of Solids

Course Name: 

Thermodynamics of Solids (NT703)

Programme: 

M.Tech. in Nanotechnology

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4

Content: 

Laws of thermodynamics, relations between thermodynamic quantities; Thermodynamics of chemical reactions, magnetism, polarizability and elasticity; Phase transformation, partial molar and excess quantities; Multi-phase equilibria and their phase diagrams, free energy of binary systems; Electrochemical equilibria; Thermodynamics of surfaces and interfaces; Macroscopic equilibrium phenomena.

References: 

Dieter Vollath, Nanomaterials: An introduction to synthesis, properties & applications, Wiley-VCH, 2008.
R. A. Swalin, Thermodynamics of solids, John Wiley, 1972
M. F. Ashby, P. J. Ferreira, D. L. Schodek, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and design, Elsevier, 2009.

Department: 

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
 

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Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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