PHY 301 (STX)
A unified introduction to thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, both classical and quantum. Topics include heat engines, kinetic theory, black-body radiation, ideal Fermi and Bose gases and phase transitions.
Sample reading list:
Reif, Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics
Weekly problem sets.
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 2%
Problem set(s) - 28%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
PHY 104 or 106; PHY 208.
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