University of Portland Bulletin 2018-2019

PHY 441 Thermal and Statistical Physics

Fundamentals of statistical mechanics, entropy, partition functions, kinetic theory. Applications to classical and quantized systems. Thermodynamics developed from the basis of statistical mechanics. Offered spring semesters of even years.


PHY 201, PHY 202 or PHY 204, PHY 205, MTH 321 or PHY 356
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