- Schedule of Classes - August 7, 2020 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - August 7, 2020 7:14PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.
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 3200 and AEP 4200 .
Distribution Category (PBS-AS, PHS-AS)
Regular Academic Session. Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AEP 4230
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
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