May 27, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

PHYS 563 - Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory, and Statistical


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