PHY 113 General Physics II for Physics Majors & Minors
An introduction to thermal physics and special relativity. Topics include the laws of thermodynamics, statistical nature of entropy, Lorentz transformations, equivalence of mass and energy. (While this course is required for a physics major or minor, it may be taken by an interested student who meets the prerequisites.) Three class periods and one laboratory each week. This course is offered in the spring semester.
Prerequisite: Physics 111 and Mathematics 112 (or concurrent registration).