Physics 363 - Thermal Physics
TuTh 3:05 PM - 4:20 PM Physics 130
Gleb Finkelstein, Rm.
phone: 660-2523, e-mail: gleb at duke.edu
Office hours: Wednesday 9:00-10:30 am + 15 min. after the class
TA: Anne Watson, e-mail: amw73 at duke.edu
Office hours: Monday 1:00-2:00 pm and Friday 3:00-4:00 pm
"An Introduction to Thermal Physics" by Daniel V. Schroeder
"Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics" by F. Reif
"Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Thermostatistics", by H.B. Callen
"Thermal Physics" by C. Kittel and H. Kroemer
You may also have a look at a longer list of useful textbooks on my page for PHY 763, the graduate Statistical Mechanics.
All of Schroeder's book - To be updated.
Will be communicated by email
Problem sets (mostly weekly): 40 %
Midterm exam: 20 %
Final exam: 40 %
TTH, PERIOD 5, 3:05 or 3:20 PM Friday, May 2 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Spring 2014, last updated: 15-Jan-2014.
Originally prepared for Spring 2014.