Course Irreversible Thermodynamics, Trondheim 2003

Ger Koper, Delft University of Technology

Lecture notes


   Fluxes and forces

   Entropy production

   Chemical Reactions

   Thermal osmosis application to the process of concentrating apple juice, see

   Electrokinetic Phenomena application to ion exchange membranes, see Gonzales-Caballero and de las Nieves

   Electro-osmosis application to electrodialysis, see Koter

   Second law optimization with intermezzos on Lagrange multipliers and the Principle of Least Action

   (Bio)chemical cycles


See als the lecture schedule and the Weitzlab guide to making good papers, and an example of how to employ boundary conditions for CO oxidation.