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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 352 - Statistical and Engineering Thermodynamics

3 cr.


(Prerequisite: PHYS 270 )

Derivation of Thermodynamics from probability theory and atomic physics; Laws of Thermodynamics; Maxwell relations; chemical potential and phase changes; refrigerators and heat pumps; theory of gasses and theory of solids.  Special topics dependent upon interests of majors represented.  (Credit cannot be earned for PHYS 352 and EENGR 352 .) Three hours lecture.