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PHY 352 Thermal Physics

Prerequisite: PHY 215 or Permission of Department Chair.

Course Description: The course presents entropy in classical thermodynamic systems undergoing thermal, mechanical, and chemical interactions. Engines and refrigerators are reviewed. Boltzmann and quantum statistical distributions are introduced and applied to ideal gasses, electron energies in solids, and black body radiation.

Course Rotation: PLV: Spring - Odd years.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

PHY 215 Minimum Grade of D