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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. Offered fall semesters of odd-numbered years.

Prerequisites: PHY 209 and 210.

Credits: 1