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Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences - Statistical Mechanics and Thermal Physics

Physics 4171 Statistical Mechanics and Thermal Physics
Integrated treatment of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, review of elementary probability theory, canonical distribution and partition function, grand canonical ensemble, free energy, introduction to ideal quantum gases, and application to astrophysics and low-temperature physics.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Physics 2151

Offering: 3-0; 0-0
Notes: Normally offered in alternating years.
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences