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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

PHYS 463 - Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory, and Statistical Mechanics


Review of such topics as the laws of thermodynamics, the entropy concept, and thermodynamic potentials. Probability, distribution functions and transport phenomena. Introductory treatment of classical and quantum-mechanical statistical mechanics. Emphasis on applications to areas of modern physics.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: PHYS 320 or consent of department.

Credits: 3