PHYS 352 - Statistical and Engineering Thermodynamics
(Prerequisite: PHYS 270/PHYS 270L or PHYS 142 )
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 ENGR 352 .) Three hours lecture.