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Fall 2020
Nov 29, 2022
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PHYS 4680 - Statistical Mechanics
Principles of statistical mechanics and their applications. Topics include phase space, Liouville and Poincare theorem, statistical ensembles, entropy, ideal classical gas, photon gas, Fermi gas, Bose-Einstein condensation, models of magnetism, and phase transitions. May not be held with the former PHYS 3680. Prerequisites: (PHYS 2386 or the former PHYS 2380) and PHYS 3670. Pre- or corequisite: PHYS 3496 or PHYS 2490.

3.0 Credit hours


Physics and Astronomy Department

Course Attributes:
Science Requirement for BA, Science

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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