MULTIPHASE THERMODYNAMICS AND TRANSPORT PHENOMENA

Second cycle degree in CHEMICAL AND PROCESS ENGINEERING

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: NICOLA ELVASSORE

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 9


Syllabus
Prerequisites: None
Examination methods: Oral examination
Course unit contents: Principles of statistical mechanics. Techniques of molecular simulations: Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics. Thermodynamic models of intermolecular potentials and equations of state for pure fluid and multi-component systems: cubic equations of state and perturbation theory. Computational methods for equations of state. Phase equilibrium calculations: vapor-liquid, liquid-liquid and solid-liquid. Thermodynamics of systems containing associating fluids, polymers, membrane and hydrogel. Thermodynamics of colloidal systems. Osmotic pressure e thermodynamic of biological systems. Thermodynamic properties and model parameters. Non-equilibrium thermodynamics.