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PHYS 341 - Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (3 credits)


(Prereq: MATH 161 , PHYS 214 , and PHYS 212  or PHYS 213 ) An introduction to thermal physics and statistical mechanics, covering entropy, heat, temperature, the Carnot Cycle, free energy, thermodynamic potential, phase equilibria, and the laws of thermodynamics. The connection between the interactions of single particles and the bulk properties of matter will be developed. S.