Academic Catalog

GEOE318 GEOCHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS

Course Code: 5640318
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. NLGN TRKAN GLE
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2340112
The course set above should be completed before taking GEOE318 GEOCHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS .

Course Content

Fundamental concepts-systems, states, equilibrium; the first, second, and third law of thermodynamics; enthalpy, entropy, and free energy. Thermodynamics of solutions. Phase equilibria and phase diagrams. Mineral equilibria-equilibrium constant partial pressure and activity diagrams, Eh-pH diagrams.