Materials at Equilibrium (SMA 5111)

Gerbrand Ceder, Anton Ven

Course Description

Material covered in this course includes the following topics:
  • Laws of thermodynamics: general formulation and applications to mechanical, electromagnetic and electrochemical systems, solutions, and phase diagrams
  • Computation of phase diagrams
  • Statistical thermodynamics and relation between microscopic and macroscopic properties, including ensembles, gases, crystal lattices, phase transitions
  • Applications to phase stability and properties of mixtures
  • Computational modeling
  • Interfaces
This course was also taught as part of the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) programme as course number SMA 5111 (Materials at Equilibrium).

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