2017-2018 University Catalogue 
    Mar 17, 2018  
2017-2018 University Catalogue

PHYS 433 - Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

An introduction to the physical concepts underlying the formalism of thermal physics. Emphasis is on the role and meaning of entropy in physical systems and processes. Topics include black body radiation, liquid helium, superconductivity, negative temperature, and the efficient use of energy.

Credits: 1.00
When Offered: Fall semester only

Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: PHYS 334   with a grade of C- or higher.
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts CORE: None

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