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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 3.205 (Fall 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Materials 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Materials Science and Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Samuel Allen
    Prof. Thomas Eagar 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 3.205 Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Materials

    Fall 2006

    Course Highlights

    This course features a comprehensive set of lecture notes and companion lecture summaries for the kinetics component of the subject. The thermodynamics component has not yet been incorporated into OCW.

    Course Description

    This course explores materials and materials processes from the perspective of thermodynamics and kinetics. The thermodynamics aspect includes laws of thermodynamics, solution theory and equilibrium diagrams. The kinetics aspect includes diffusion, phase transformations, and the development of microstructure.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.


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