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PHYS 335 Thermal Physics (1)

Temperature and its measurement, simple thermodynamic systems, heat, conductivity, convection, radiation, ideal gases, kinetic theory, entropy, enthalpy, Helmholtz and Gibbs functions, Maxwell’s Equations, statistical mechanics, low temperature physics, superfluidity, superconductivity and applications of heat and thermodynamics to other areas of physics and engineering.

Prerequisite: PHYS 215 and Calculus

  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Staff