AEP 4230

AEP 4230

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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 QM, E&M, and mathematics at the level of AEP 3610, AEP 3550, AEP 3200, and AEP 4200.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHYS 4230

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10476 AEP 4230   LEC 001

  • 10477 AEP 4230   DIS 201