ME 344 Gas Dynamics

Concepts and techniques for description of high-temperature and chemically reacting gases from a molecular point of view. Introductory kinetic theory; chemical thermodynamics; statistical mechanics as applied to properties of gases and gas mixtures; transport and thermodynamic properties; law of mass action; equilibrium chemical composition; Maxwellian and Boltzmann distributions of velocity and molecular energy; examples and applications from areas of current interest such as combustion and materials processing.




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