Feb 28, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

PHYS 352 - Statistical and Engineering Thermodynamics

3 cr.

(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.