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PHY 230 Thermal Physics
Introduction to thermal and statistical physics. The laws of thermodynamics are studied from microscopic and macroscopic perspectives. Quantum statistical mechanics will be developed and applied to blackbody radiation, fermionic and bosonic systems. This course is offered in the spring semester 2007-2008; offered in alternate years.
Prerequisite: Physics 210.
Credits: 1