# MMAE 363: Metallurgical and Materials Thermodynamics - REQUIRED

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MMAE 363: Metallurgical and Materials Thermodynamics
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REQUIRED

Catalog Data:
The three laws of thermodynamics. Extensive problem solving in metallurgical and
materials applications of heat and mass balances, free
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energy criteria, and equilibrium relation
s.
Prerequisite: MS 201. (3
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0
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3)

Textbook:
Thermodynamics of Materials,

by David V. Ragone, John Wiley & Sons, (November 1994)

Objectives:

1.

Acquire and demonstrate knowledge and use of thermodynamic concepts pertaining to predicting and
interpreting mic
rostructures in simple materials at various compositions and temperatures.

2.

Demonstraate familiarity with theory of and use of computational thermodynamics.

3.

Reports (homework assignments) and exams shall be effectively organized and be written in proper
Eng
lish.

4.

Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively via graphical data presentation.

Prerequisite by Topic:
Crystallography, Thermodynamics, Calculus, Intro to Computer Programming.

Topics:

Laws of Thermodynamics; Cyclical Relationships; Thermal Expa
nsion; Bulk Compressibility;
PVT surfaces; Work; Heat; Heat Capacity; Entropy; Helmholts Relationships;
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S P T V; Thermodynamic
Efficiency; Electrochemical Reactions; Nernst Equation; Gibbs Energy; Vapor Pressure; Activity;
Ellingham Diagram, Construction;

Calculation and Use of Phase Diagrams; Plotting Pelationships;
Interpreting Plots of Relationships, Approaches for Problem Solving.

Schedule:
Classes are 1 h 20 min. long, 2 sessions per week.

Contribution to professional component:

Engineering Science
: 95%

Engineering Design: 5%

Relationship of Course to ABET Outcomes:

ABET
Criterion

Program Outcome

Status

3a

Apply knowledge of math, engineering, science

3

3b

Design and conduct experiments

0

3b

Analyze and interpret data

0

3c

Design system, compo
nent, or process to meet needs

0

3d

Function on multi
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disciplinary teams

0

3e

Identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

0

3f

Understand professional and ethical responsibility

0

3g

Communicate effectively

0

3h

0

3i

Recogni
ze need for life
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long learning

0

3j

Knowledge of contemporary issues

0

3k

Use techniques, skills, and tools in engineering practice

3

Prepared by:

Robert Foley, May 2002.