2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 19, 2021  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PHY 530 - Statistical and Thermal Physics

(F)A study of the thermal properties of matter from macroscopic and molecular points of view. Topics include heat, temperature, entropy, the laws of thermodynamics, kinetic theory, ensembles and distribution functions, and classical and quantum statistics.Prerequisites: MAT 237 and PHY 420. PHY 530 may be taken concurrently with PHY 420.Fulfills: LASR.(3 cr. hr.)
Frequency code F = offered in fall
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.



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