Academic Catalog

CHE528 NONLINEAR PHENOM.I:STATIST.&NONEQUILIBR. THERMODYNAMICS

Course Code: 5630528
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Chemical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. GNGR GNDZ
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Boltzmann equation and its linear solutions. Irreversibilities and irreversible thermodynamics. Nonlinearity and stability. Mathematical theories of chaos. Fractal approach to nonlinear dynamics. Studies in selected topics like turbulence, gelation, adsorption, clustering, and phase transition.