Course Name
Capstones in Physics: Thermal and Statistical Physics
Course Number
ph441
Year/Term
2020
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Course Credits
3
Class meeting times
3 hours of lecture per week
Prerequisites
Recommended PH423, PH451
Course description
Entropy and quantum mechanics; canonical Gibbs probability; ideal gas; thermal radiation; Einstein and Debye lattices; grand canonical Gibbs probability; ideal Fermi and Bose gases; chemical reactions and phase transformations.