2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

PHYC 434 Thermal Physics

Classical and statistical thermodynamics. Basic concepts, principles, and theories of thermodynamics. Equations of state, laws of thermodynamics, introduction to the kinetic theory of gases, and classical and quantum statistics.

Prerequisite: PHYC 260; PHYC 330; MATH 267 or permission of the department chairperson.