Academic Catalog

METE203 THERMODYNAMICS OF MATERIALS I

Course Code: 5700203
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SHAK KARAKAYA
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Concepts and definitions. First law of thermodynamics; internal energy, heat and work, heat capacities, enthalpy and applications to material processing. The second law of thermodynamics; heat engines Carnot cycle, entropy concept . The third law of thermodynamics. Auxiliary thermodynamic functions, Gibbs and Helmholtz energies, Maxwell relations. Equilibrium. Reaction equilibria in gas mixtures.