PHYS 380 - Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

Description
A treatment of the thermal properties of matter from both macroscopic and microscopic viewpoints. Topics include the laws of thermodynamics, heat, work, internal energy, entropy, elementary statistical concepts, ensembles, classical and quantum statistics, and kinetic theory. Approximately equal attention will be given to thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: PHYS 270 or consent of instructor.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
MWFTu
Avg. Class Size
23
Avg. Sections
1