Glass Relaxation Course

The 3rd Virtual Glass Course - a Cooperative Course

Taught by glass experts from US and Germany

Instructors
            Prof. Dr. Reinhard Conradt, RWTH Aachen, Germany                   conradt@ghi.rwth-aachen.de

            Prof. Dr. Chris Cox, Clemson University, US                                    clcox@clemson.edu

Dr. Ulrich Fotheringham, Schott AG, Germany (Adj. Prof. CU)      ufother@clemson.edu

Prof. Dr. Prabhat Gupta, Ohio State University, US                         gupta.3@osu.edu

Prof. Dr. Roger Loucks, Alfred University, US                                 loucks@alfred.edu

            Prof. Dr. Steve Martin, Iowa State University, US                            swmartin@iastate.edu

 

Web-casting hosting at Clemson by:
Eric Skaar, Clemson University                 
ECSKR@exchange.clemson.edu

David White, Clemson                                   WDAVID@clemson.edu

 

Syllabus and class schedule:

Class Schedule

 

Lectures and Slides:

Lecture 1:    Internet teaching set-up              Lecture01_Intro.pdf

By Dr. Ulrich Fotheringham, Schott AG                                           Delivered 1/19/10

Recorded version of Lecture 1:  not recorded

 

Lecture 2:  Phenomenology of viscoelasticity & glass transition

By Dr. Ulrich Fotheringham, Schott AG                                           Delivered 1/21/10

Slides for lecture 2 at:                                     Lecture2_Fotheringham02.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 2:    https://connect.clemson.edu/p42651455/

 

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Lecture 3: Complex exponential function, Fourier- and Laplace-Transforms  

By Dr. Chris Cox, Clemson Univ.                                          Delivered 1/26/10

Slides available at:  Lecture03_cox.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 3:       https://connect.clemson.edu/p70489903/

 

Homework01 for Cox lecture, due 3pm 2/28

 

Lecture 4. Differential equations

By Dr. Chris Cox, Clemson Univ.                                          Delivered 1/28/10

Slides available at:  Lecture04_cox.pdf         

Recorded version of Lecture 4:          https://connect.clemson.edu/p32185607/


Lecture 5:  Simple models (Maxwell, Kelvin-Voigt), relaxation and retardation

By Dr. Ulrich Fotheringham, Schott AG                                           Delivered 2/2/10

Slides for lecture 5 at: Lecture05_fotheringham.pdf 
Recorded version of Lecture 5:          https://connect.clemson.edu/p87196841/

 

Lecture 6:  Sophisticated models (Kohlrausch), shear and bulk viscoelasticity, Boltzmannīs superposition principle, temperature dependence

By Dr. Ulrich Fotheringham, Schott AG                                           Delivered 2/4/10
Slides for lecture 6 at: Lecture06_fotheringham.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 6:          https://connect.clemson.edu/p46592781/


Homework02 for Fotheringham lecture. To be completed after Lecture 6. Due 3pm (est) 2/11.
Please forward to ufother@clemson.edu and copy to your local instructor

 

Lecture 7: Dynamic Mechanical Analysis. (Viscoelasticity III. Dynamic Testing)
By Dr. Ulrich Fotheringham, Schott AG                                           Delivered 2/9/10
Slides for lecture 7 at: Lecture07_fotheringham.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 7:          https://connect.clemson.edu/p70409895/

Homework03 for Fotheringham lecture. (includes question from Homework02 above). To be completed after Lecture 7.
Due 3pm (est) 2/11. Please forward to ufother@clemson.edu and copy to your local instructor

 

Lecture 8: Viscoelasticity IV:  Important Application of Pre-Stressing
By Dr. Ulrich Fotheringham, Schott AG                                           Delivered 2/11/10
Slides for lecture 8 at: Lecture08_fotheringham.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 8:          https://connect.clemson.edu/p44443964/
Review of quiz and exercises for 8:    https://connect.clemson.edu/p74146934/

 


Lecture 9: Thermodynamic Concepts and the Law of Thermodynamics
By Dr. Steve martin, Iowa State University                                       Delivered 2/16/10
Slides for lecture 9 at: Lecture09_martin.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 9:         
https://connect.clemson.edu/p30433029/

 

Lecture 10:  Thermodynamic Functions
By Dr. Steve martin, Iowa State University                                       Delivered 2/18/10
Slides for lecture 10 at Lecture10_martin.pdf
(revised 02.19.10)
Quiz 1: Thermodynamics Background (corrected 02.19.10)
Homework04 for Martin lecture
Recorded version of Lecture 10: https://connect.clemson.edu/p22446497/
Quiz lecture 10: https://connect.clemson.edu/p60731326/


Lecture 11: Thermodynamics in the Glass Transition Region
By Dr. Steve martin, Iowa State University                                      Delivered 2/23/10
Slides for lecture 11 at: Lecture11_martin.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 11:  https://connect.clemson.edu/p49249643/       


Lecture 12: The Glass Transition on a Kinetic Transition.
By Dr. Steve martin, Iowa State University                                      Delivered 2/25/10
Slides for lecture 12 at: Lecture12_martin.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 12:  
https://connect.clemson.edu/p32367489/
Homework05 for Martin lecture

Lecture 13: The Fictive and Glass Transition Temperatures
By Dr. Roger Loucks, Alfred University                                   Delivered 3/02/10
Slides for lecture 13 at: Lecture13_loucks.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 13: https://connect.clemson.edu/p48931078/

Lecture 14: Relaxation and the Tool-Narayanaswamy-Moynihan Equation
By Dr. Roger Loucks, Alfred University                           Delivered 3/04/10
Slides for lecture 14 at: Lecture14_loucks.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 14:  https://connect.clemson.edu/p89119829/
Lecture 14 - Quiz Review: https://connect.clemson.edu/p57506668/

Lecture 15: The Tool-Narayanaswamy-Moynihan Equation Part II and DSC
By Dr. Roger Loucks, Alfred University                         Delivered 3/09/10
Slides for lecture 15 at: Lecture15_loucks.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 15:  https://connect.clemson.edu/p17763160/

Lecture 16: The Tool-Narayanaswamy-Moynihan Equation Part II and DSC
By Dr. Roger Loucks, Alfred University                           Delivered 3/11/10
Slides for lecture 16 at: Lecture16_loucks.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 16: https://connect.clemson.edu/p50465964/
Lecture 16 - Quiz: https://connect.clemson.edu/p85559473/

Homework 06 for Louck's Lectures: Assignment due on: tbd
Selected papers for Louck's lectures and homework in: http://www.lehigh.edu/imi/docs_relaxation/papers/
Yue paper: http://www.lehigh.edu/imi/docs_relaxation/papers/Yue_ChemPhysLett_2002.pdf

Lecture 17: Landscape Approach to Glass Transition and Relaxation. (Part I)
By Dr. Prabhat Gupta, Ohio State University    
Delivered 3/23/10
Slides for lecture 17 at: Lecture17-revised_gupta.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 17: https://connect.clemson.edu/p99702820/

Lecture 18: Landscape Approach to Glass Transition and Relaxation. (Part II)
By Dr. Prabhat Gupta, Ohio State University    
Delivered 3/25/10
Slides for lecture 18 at: Lecture18_gupta.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 18: https://connect.clemson.edu/p52932876/

Lecture 19: Landscape Approach to Glass Transition and Relaxation (Part III) - Liquid to Glass Transition
By Dr. Prabhat Gupta, Ohio State University    
Delivered 3/30/10
Slides for lecture 19 at: Lecture19_gupta.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 19: https://connect.clemson.edu/p93577406/

Lecture 20: Landscape Approach to Glass Transition and Relaxation. (Part IV)
By Dr. Prabhat Gupta, Ohio State University    
Delivered 4/01/10
Slides for lecture 20 at: Lecture20_gupta.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 20: https://connect.clemson.edu/p48986748/

Homework 07 for Gupta Lectures: see 2 problems on last slides of Lecture 20. Due April 6th
Quiz review: https://connect.clemson.edu/p22034053/

Lecture 21: Part I - Fragility and its Relation to Other Glass Properties
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Conradt, RWTH, Aachen ...... Delivered 4/6/10
Slides for lecture 21 at: Lecture21_conradt.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 21: https://connect.clemson.edu/p59304445/ (re-taped version)

Homework 08 for Conradt Lectures: due 04.15.10 Please send by e-mail to: Prof. Conradt at conradt@ghi.rwth-aachen.de

Lecture 22: Part II - Networks
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Conradt, RWTH, Aachen ...... Delivered 4/8/10
Slides for lecture 22 at: Lecture22_conradt.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 22: https://connect.clemson.edu/p51833698/
Quiz review: https://connect.clemson.edu/p39592474/

Lecture 23: Electrical Relaxation. Topic 1: Quasi-Free Ion Transport
Prof. Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University, PA ... Delivered 4/15/10
Slides for lecture 23 at: Lecture23_jain.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 23: https://connect.clemson.edu/p31712152/

Lecture 24: Electrical Relaxation: Topic 2: Universal Dielectric Response (UDR)
Prof. Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University, PA ... Delivered 4/20/10
Slides for lecture 24 at: Lecture24_jain.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 24:
Part A: https://connect.clemson.edu/p13825096/
Part B: https://connect.clemson.edu/p56779391/

Lecture 24 - continuation (04.22.10)
Part 1: continuation of topic 2 from lecture 24. Please use revised presentations slides: Lecture24-rev_jain.pdf (start with slide 16)
Part 2: we will move onto the third topic (lecture 25 - topic 3 see below)

Lecture 25: Electrical Relaxation: Topic 3: Nearly Constant Loss - Second Universality
Prof. Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University, PA ..... Delivered 4/22/10
Slides for lecture 25 at: Lecture25_jain.pdf
Recorded version of Lecture 25: https://connect.clemson.edu/p98384552/
Recorded version of Quiz review (04.22.10): https://connect.clemson.edu/p30987278/

Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Recorded version of Course Summary: https://connect.clemson.edu/p33347514/

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