PHYS 4230

PHYS 4230

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

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)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AEP 4230

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7066PHYS 4230  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Chowdhury, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7067PHYS 4230  DIS 201

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Chowdhury, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19338PHYS 4230  DIS 202

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Chowdhury, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person