Day #  Lectures  Assignments  Recitations 

1  Introduction and Course Description  
2  Course Survey  Problem Set 1  
3  Thermodynamic Variables  
4  State Variables and Functions  
5  Recitation 2  
6  Thermodynamic Systems and Processes  Problem Set 2  
7  Energy and Work  
8  Properties of Materials  
9  Recitation 3  
10  Stored Energy in Solids, First Law for Fluids  Problem Set 3  
11  Quasistatic Processes  
12  Recitation 4  
13  Heat Capacities and Gaseous Behavior  
14  Internal Energy and Enthalpy for Fluids  
15  Problem Set 4  
16  Thermodynamic Functions for General Systems  
17  Recitation 5  
18  Exam I  
19  The Second Law  
20  Heat Stored during Phase Changes  
21 
Recitation 6 Review 1 

22  Gibbs Free Energy  
23  Entropy Content in Materials  
24  Conditions of Equilibrium  Problem Set 5  
25  Describing the State of an Alloy  
26  Generalized Conditions for Equilibrium  
27  Recitation 8  
28  The Chemical Potential  
29  Mathematics of Thermodynamics  
30  Mathematical Relations and Changing Variables  
31  Recitation 9  
32  Mathematics and Stability 
Problem Set 6 and Problem Set 7 

33  Implications of Equilibrium and GibbsDuhem  
34  Symmetry and Equilibrium  
35  The Gibbs Phase Rule and its Application  
36  Exam II  
37  Gibbs Free Energy and Phase Diagrams  
38  Uniformity of Chemical Potential at Equilibrium  
39  Important Geometrical Constructions  
40  Phase Diagrams  
41  Using Phase Diagrams  Problem Set 8  
42  Graduate Student Presentation  
43  Solution Thermodynamics  
44  Unstable Solutions  
45  Equilibrium Conditions for Solid Solutions  
46  Equilibrium Conditions for Charged Species  
47  Introduction to Surface Thermodynamics  
48  Final Review  
49  Final Exam 
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2002
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