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Fall 2011-2012
CBE 503  

Advanced Thermodynamics

Pablo G. Debenedetti

Derivation of the laws of thermodynamics starting from postulates based on everyday experience. Application of thermodynamic principles to the solution of practical problems in modern chemical engineering. Microscopic and statistical basis of thermodynamics.

Sample reading list:
Tester & Modell, Thermodynamics and it's Application, 3rd ed.
K. Denbigh, The Principles of Chemical Equilibrium
E. Fermi, Thermodynamics
H. B. Callen, Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Thermostatistics
D. Chandler, Introduction to Modern Statistical Mechanics

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21735 L01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm T Th   Sherrerd Hall   101   Enrolled:14 Limit:20
P01 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm F   Engineering Quad A-Wing   A224   Enrolled:0 Limit:30