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PHYS416 — Fall 2017
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PHYS416: Thermal and Statistical Physics (Honors)

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Offering:

Fall, Class 4, cr. 4

Prerequisites:

Admission by special permission

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Description:

Thermal equililbrium, first, second and third laws of thermodynamics. Entropy. Statistical concepts of thermal physics. Microcanonical and canonical ensembles. Classical and quantum ideal gases. Chemical reactions, phase equilibria and critical phenomena.

Instructor(s):

Mugler, Andrew

Email:

Mugler, Andrew

Textbook(s) for Fall 2017
Textbook(s) for Fall 2017
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics Frederick Reif December 31, 2008 978-1577666127 Waveland Pr Inc Required

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