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PHYS 304 - Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Course Description: 

Statistical basis of thermodynamics, including kinetic theory, fundamentals of statistical mechanics, fluctuations and noise, transport phenomena and the Boltzmann equation. Thermodynamic functions and their applications, first and second laws of thermodynamics.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

[(PHYS 223 with min. grade of D) OR (PHYS 224 with min. grade of D)]

Corequisite: 

None