** Next:** Continuum Thermodynamics
** Up:** Lecture_02_web
** Previous:** Lecture_02_web

This lecture is an outline of everything I hope to cover in
3.00 this semester.
I won't expect the students to follow everything, but I hope it
will prove useful as a map of where we are going.
I also hope that when the exams roll around that it might be
useful to review this lecture.
Think of this lecture as:

- A review for the final exam.
- A preview of the things you learn and how they fit together

Thermodynamics can be categorized into two separate parts:

- Classical (or continuum) Thermodynamics
- Statistical Thermodynamics or Statistical Mechanics

We will focus on classical thermodynamics in this course as it
will prepare you for further studies of phase diagrams, reactions,
solution thermodynamics and mostly everything else in materials science.
Statistical thermodynamics is useful and we will discuss it from
time to time, but the bulk of statistical thermodynamics will
be covered in 3.01.

** Next:** Continuum Thermodynamics
** Up:** Lecture_02_web
** Previous:** Lecture_02_web
W. Craig Carter
2002-09-05