Chemical Thermodynamics II


Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 10764/2011 - 30/08/2011

5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP


Prior knowledge of Chemical Thermodynamics I

In-depth study of Chemical Thermodynamics. Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics. Students should be able to apply the principles of thermodynamics to solid, liquid and gaseous systems with interest for Chemical Engineering.

1.Real solutions. Excess functions. Liquid-liquid equilibrium and
immiscibility in liquid phase. Theories of solutions; 2.Liquid-vapour equilibrium. 3. Ternary systems; 4. Statistical thermodynamics. Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution. Perfect monoatomic gas. Diatomic and
polyatomic gases. The third law of thermodynamics; 5. Solids. Heat capacity. The Einstein model.

Evaluation Methodology
Final written exam (100%)

- Maczek, A. (2006). Statistical Thermodynamics. Oxford: Oxford University Press
- Winnick, J. (1997). Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics. New York: Wiley
- Azevedo, E. (2018). Termodinâmica Aplicada. Lisboa: Escolar Editora

Method of interaction
Lectures and Tutorials involving problem-solving.

Software used in class