Elective course in Sustainable Metals Processing major. Teaching Period IV-V (Spring 2023)
Lectures 10 h
Tutorials 8 h
Project work 57 h
Independent (group) studies 60 h
AIMS OF THE COURSE
After the course the student can
◦ describe industrial problem as a system, in terms of its thermodynamic variables.
◦ use thermochemical properties of systems and their analytical expressions in the simulation of properties and processes.
◦ analyse and model experimental data in the chemical equilibrium calculations.
◦ E6115 deepens the contents of courses E6100 and E6105 in thermodynamic analysis of experimental data.
◦ tutorials and guided assessments
◦ project work in groups of two in a selected individual topic
◦ independent study and exam
◦ Handouts from lectures and selected scientific papers.
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Experimental methods for phase equilibria and thermodynamic properties
- Equilibration/quenching techniques
- Thermal analysis
- Gas phase methods
Intended learning outcomes
- Recognize the main experimental methods used to measure phase equilibria and thermodynamic properties in high-T systems
- Understand the working principles, advantages & disadvantages of the experimental methods
- Compare different experimental techniques to be able to select suitable methods for phase equilibria and thermodynamic determinations
Non-ideal solutions & Thermodynamic solution models
- Ideal solution and regular solution
- Metals and alloys
- Compound Energy Formalism
- Ionic solutions
- Sublattice models
- Slags/liquid oxides
- Associate model
- Quasichemical model
- Quadruplet model
Overview of thermodynamic software
Groups & Topics
Jonna Piironen& Jussi Anttila: CuCl-NaCl
Xiang Li & Fabiola Lasar: NiO-MnO
MnO-NiO7. Ag-Au8. Au-Pt9. CuCl-NaCl
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