Goals and objectives  Course Outcomes  

1.  The students will learn and understand the basic concept of thermodynamics 
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2.  The students will be able to learn to describe thermodynamic systems and states and apply the laws of thermodynamics 
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3.  The students will learn and apply the mathematical method for the calculation of thermodynamical properties. 
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4.  The students will learn the importance of thermodynamics in the materials science 
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Class schedule  HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.)  Amount of Time Required  

1.  Introduction: Historical milestones, Some practical applications. Concepts and deﬁnitions: Thermodynamic system and control volume; Macroscopic and Microscopic points of view; Properties and state of a substance 
Review of the lecture  120分 
Read the handouts  240分  
2.  Temperatures and thermal equilibrium; temperature scales; heat and temperature 
Review of the lecture  120分 
Read the handouts  260分  
3.  Mechanisms of heat transfer: conduction, convection, radiation; calorimetry and phase changes; phase diagrams 
Review of the lecture  120分 
Read the handouts  260分  
4.  Pressure, volume temperature of a gas; equation of state; termal stress 
Review of the lecture  120分 
Read the handouts  260分  
5.  Calculation exercises and discussion 
Review of the lecture14  160分 
Read the handouts  220分  
6.  Thermal properties of a substance and molecular interactions; relation: pressure, temperature and kinetic energy of molecules; moles and Avogadro number; Van der Waals interactions 
Review of the lecture  120分 
Read the handouts  260分  
7.  Midterm exam and discussion on the solutions  Preparation for midterm exam  380分 
8.  Heat capacity and rotation/vibration of molecules; phases of matter: gas, liquid, solid 
Review of the lecture  120分 
Read the handouts  260分  
9.  Heat and work in a thermodynamics process; first law of thermodynamics and internal energy 
Review of the lecture  120分 
Read the handouts  260分  
10.  Thermodynamics processes: adiabatic, isochoric, isobaric, isotermal; heat capacity of an ideal gas 
Review of the lecture  120分 
Read the handouts  260分  
11.  Directions of thermodynamics processes: reversible and irreversible; heat engines  Otto cycle, Diesel cycle; refrigerators 
Review of the lecture  120分 
Read the handouts  260分  
12.  Second law of thermodynamics and microscopic states; Carnot cycle; Entropy and microscopic states 
Review of the lecture  120分 
Read the handouts  260分  
13.  Connection of thermodynamical laws with chemistry Chemical Thermodynamics Chemical potential Phase transition: gas, liquid and solid 
Review of the lecture  120分 
Read the handouts  260分  
14.  Final exam and discussion on the solutions  Preparation for final exam  380分 
Total.      5300分 
Midterm exam  Final exam  Total.  

1.  10%  5%  15% 
2.  20%  15%  35% 
3.  5%  20%  25% 
4.  5%  20%  25% 
Total.  40%  60%   
Work experience  Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicable 

N/A  N/A 