PHY313 : Thermal Physics

Basic principles of thermal and statistical physics; laws of thermodynamics; equilibrium and irreversibility; cyclic processes; ensembles; thermodynamic potentials; canonical distribution; equipartition theorem; Maxwell distribution; phase changes; applications.

Prerequisites

PHY211, 212 and 241.

Corequisites

MAT325.

Overview

Department

Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science

Credit Hour(s)

3

Semester Offered

Fall

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