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270121 VO Thermodynamic models and phase diagram optimization (2018W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie



max. 50 participants
Language: German

Examination dates



Blocklehrveranstaltung 06.11.-29.11.
Di und Do 16.15.-17.45 im im Seminarraum Paläontologie „Melchior Neumayr“
2A-502, 5.OG, UZA 2, Althanstraße 14


Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture gives an overview about the use of thermodynamic models for the assessment of phase diagrams. Content: The connection of thermodynamics and phase diagrams - critical assessment of experimental data - empirical and physical models - modelling of the Gibbs energy - the SGTE format for the parameterization of thermodynamic data - modelling of the concentration dependence of the thermodynamic functions in solutions - Redlich Kister polynomials - the compound energy model - phase diagram optimization: the CALPHAD method - computer programs for the calculation of phase diagrams - practical examples.

Assessment and permitted materials

oral examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The students will be introduced into the basics of calculation and optimization of phase diagrams using thermodynamic models (CALPHAD method)

Examination topics


Reading list

H. L. Lukas, S. G. Fries and B. Sundman: Computational Thermodynamics: The CALPHAD Method, Cambridge University Press, 2007

Association in the course directory

MC-1, A.1

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