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Fall 2021
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PHYS 41600 - Thermal And Statistical Physics Honors
Credit Hours: 4.00. Thermal equilibrium; first, second, and third laws; entropy; probability and statistics; canonical ensembles; chemical potential and Grand Canonical Ensemble; classical and quantum ideal gases; chemical reactions; phase equilibria; critical phenomena. Typically offered Fall.
4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Physics and Astronomy

Course Attributes:
Honors, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. To understand order in nature as contained in the Laws of Physics: The student exhibits the knowledge of and the ability to apply the core physics subject of Thermal and Statistical Physics.


Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Applied Physics Honors
      Physics Honors

Prerequisites:
(Undergraduate level PHYS 31000 Minimum Grade of C- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level PHYS 41000 Minimum Grade of C- [may be taken concurrently]) and (Undergraduate level PHYS 33000 Minimum Grade of C- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level PHYS 43000 Minimum Grade of C- [may be taken concurrently]) and (Undergraduate level PHYS 36000 Minimum Grade of C- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level PHYS 44200 Minimum Grade of C- or Undergraduate level PHYS 55000 Minimum Grade of C- or Undergraduate level PHYS 46000 Minimum Grade of C- [may be taken concurrently])

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