2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 20, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

PHY 423 - Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics


A consideration of the concepts of equilibrium thermodynamics, such as thermodynamic functions, equations of state, and the laws of thermodynamics. Attention is given to the statistical principles necessary to deal with physical systems containing large aggregates of particles: Maxwell-Boltzman; Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac statistics.
Lecture
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: PHY 300 , PHY 323 
Offered in Alternate Years