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2021/2022 University Catalog 
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PHYS 360 - Thermal Physics

Units: 3

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 350 , MATH 342A , PHYS 354  or CHEM 410A .

Classical thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. Applications of equilibrium thermodynamics. Statistical mechanics, including concepts from probability and statistics. Maxwell-Boltzmann, Fermi-Dirac, and Bose-Einstein statistics. Applications of statistical mechanics in calculating macroscopic properties of simple systems.