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PLAS.2470 Thermodynamics (Formerly 26.247)

Id: 004159 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


This course introduces the concepts of system definition, pure substance properties, phase behavior and engine cycles. The laws of Thermodynamics are introduced and used to determine equilibrium states of systems, conservation of energy and directionality of energy transformation. Mathematical analysis of closed and flowing systems and engineering devices used in polymer processing is reviewed. It concludes with a discussion of introductory level polymer thermodynamics. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcomes for Quantitative Literacy (QL).


Pre-Req: MATH 1320 Calculus II and PHYS 1410 Physics I, Permission of Instructor.

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