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2021-2022 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
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MET 320 Metallurgical Thermodynamics

Credits: (4-0) 4

The principles of chemical thermodynamics and their application to metallurgical engineering processes. Topics covered include the zero, first and second laws of thermodynamics, the fundamental equations of state for open and closed systems, criterion of equilibrium, heat capacities, reaction equilibrium constants and their dependence upon temperature and pressure, chemical potential, standard and reference states, stability diagrams, and solution thermodynamics.

Prerequisites: PHYS 211 , CHEM 112 , and  MATH 125 

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