- Schedule of Classes - April 22, 2018 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - April 22, 2018 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018. Courses of Study 2018-2019 is scheduled to publish mid-June.
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: junior level quantum mechanics, electricity and magnetism, and mathematics at the level of AEP 3610, AEP 3550, AEP 4210 and AEP 4220.
Distribution Category (PBS-AS)
Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AEP 4230
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
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