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Course syllabus TDKI01_6B - Thermodynamics and Kinetics (MTF - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Materials Science and Technology in Trnava
Course unit code: TDKI01_6B
Course unit title: Thermodynamics and Kinetics
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
26 hours per semester of study (combined method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
26 hours per semester of study (combined method)

Credits allocated: 6
Recommended semester/trimester: Integrated Safety - bachelor (compulsory), 5. semester
Integrated Safety - bachelor (compulsory), 5. semester
Materials Engineering - bachelor (compulsory), 5. semester
Materials Engineering - bachelor (compulsory), 5. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
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Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student will obtain the fundamental knowledge in the field of thermodynamics of materials and kinetics of materials and chemical processes. He/she is able to describe and solve the simple problems related to phase equilibria in materials systems and to consider the influence of different parameters on materials and chemical processes.
Course contents:
1) Introduction, laws of thermodynamics
2) Energy functions, relations between state variables
3) Phase equilibria in one-component systems
4) Phase equilibria in multicomponent systems
5) Different kinds of work, applications
6) Summary
7) Introduction to statistical thermodynamics
8) Partition function and its applications
9) Non-equilibrium thermodynamics
10) Reaction kinetics, homogeneous reactions
11) Heterogeneous reactions
12) Diffusion
13) Case studies
Recommended or required reading:
BLUNDELL, K. -- BLUNDELL, S. Concepts in Thermal Physics. Second edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. 487 p. ISBN 978-0-19-956209-1.
KONDEPUDI, D. -- PRIGOGINE, I. Modern Thermodynamics: From Heat Engines to Dissipative Structures. Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 1998. 486 p. ISBN 0-471-97394-7.

G. Lebon, D. Jou, J. Casas-Vásquez: Understanding Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics. Foundations, Applications, Frontiers. Springer, 2008. 325 s. ISBN 978-3-540-74251-7
Ryan O´Hayre: Materials Kinetics Fundamentals. Principles, Processes and Applications. John Wiley & Sons, 2015. 294 s. ISBN 978-1-118-97289-2

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 251

4,0 %9,2 %21,5 %20,7 %37,1 %7,5 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Roman Čička, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification: 24. 9. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Roman Čička, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Erika Kuracinová on 09/24/2019.

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