Thermal Physics (PHY 363)


Definitions of Temperature, HeatCapacity, Enthalpy, Entropy, Probability, Combinatorics, Multiplicity, Laws of Thermodynamics, Ideal Gases (mono-atomic, di-atomic, poly-atomic), Einstein Solids, Thermodynamic Identities, Ideal/Real Heat Engines and Refrigerators, Equilibrium, Chemical Potential, Free Energy,Van-der Waals Gases, Phase transitions, Phase Diagrams, Mixture of Gases, Chemical Equilibrium, Boltzmann Statistics, Quantum Ideal Gas, Ideal Fermion and Boson Gases, Degenerate Fermi Gas, Bose Einstein Condensation, Blackbody Radiation.


Daniel V. Schroeder, "An Introduction to Thermal Physics".