Course content: A molecular level, microscopic approach to thermodynamics. Molecular driving forces and especially entropy as a driving force in soft materials systems. Focus on chemical and biological systems such as liquids, surfactants, proteins, and polymers.
The course employs as course book: Ken A. Dill and Sarina Bromberg, Molecular Driving Forces, 2nd Edition, Garland Science. ISBN 978-0-8153-4430-8. Additional material is provided during the course.
Enquiries: Maria Sammalkorpi, firstname.lastname(a)aalto.fi .