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PHYS 410 - Statistical Mechanics


Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4NS, QFR

Thermodynamics, classical and quantal statistical mechanics, entropy, temperature, chemical potential, ensembles. Applications include magnetism, phase transitions, heat capacities of gases and solids, thermal radiation, ideal fermion and boson gases.

Enrollment Limit: 20
Instructor: D. Styer

Prerequisites & Notes: PHYS 312 or CHEM 339 and MATH 231.



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