AEP 4230

AEP 4230

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Quantum statistical basis for equilibrium thermodynamics, microcanonical, canonical and grand canonical ensembles, and partition functions. Classical and quantum ideal gases, paramagnetic and multiple-state systems. Maxwell-Boltzmann, Fermi-Dirac, and Bose-Einstein statistics and applications. Introduction to systems of interacting particles. At the level of Introductory Statistical Mechanics by Bowley and Sanchez.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: introductory three-semester physics sequence, familiarity with quantum mechanics (AEP 3620), and one year junior-level mathematics.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 11181AEP 4230  LEC 001

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  • 11182AEP 4230  DIS 201

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