Physics & Computer Science

PC344: Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

An introduction to thermodynamics and its statistical basis at the microscopic level, with applications to problelms originating in a modern laboratory or engineering environment. Topics include thermodynamics of model systems, Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution, quantum statistics and applications.

3 lecture hours

Credit: 0.50

Prerequisite: PC131, PC132, (or PC141 and PC142), MA201.

Section Information
Section Days Times Room Instructor
Lecture A MW - N1058 Dr. Alexei Kaltchenko