THERMAL PHYSICS

PHYSICS 363
Thermal properties of matter treated using the basic concepts of entropy, temperature, chemical potential, partition function, and free energy. Topics include the laws of thermodynamics, ideal gases, thermal radiation and electrical noise, heat engines, Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein distributions, semiconductor statistics, kinetic theory, and phase transformations. Also taught as Electrical and Computer Engineering 311. Pre-requisite: Physics 264L. Instructor: Finkelstein
Instructor: 
Finkelstein, Gleb
Location: 
Physics 130
Time: 
TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
Section: 
01
Credit: 
1
Start Date: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
End Date: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
CourseNum: 
363