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Earth And Planetary Sciences 569 - Fall 2020

Thermodynamics and Phase Equilibria treats basic equilibrium thermodynamics relevant to geological systems, including derivation of reaction log K as f(T,P) and activity-composition models for various minerals and co-existing gas/fluid phase. These principles are applied to calculation of phase diagrams for simple systems and interpretation of phase relations for more complex systems determined by experiment and topological constraints. Prerequisite: EPSc 352 or permission of graduate advisor. This course is taught online Fall 2020 and is fully remote, each meeting is synchronous. No final exam.
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Thermodynamics & Phase Equilibria
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