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Fall 2023
Feb 27, 2024
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PHYS 51500 - Thermal And Statistical Physics
Credit Hours: 3.00. Equilibrium states, the concept of heat, and the laws of thermodynamics; the existence and properties of the entropy; different thermodynamic potentials and their uses; phase diagrams; introduction to statistical mechanics and its relation to thermodynamics; treatment of ideal gases.
3.000 Credit hours

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

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Physics and Astronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      PU Fort Wayne
      Northwest- Westville
      Northwest- Hammond
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Identify and develop solutions to internal and external barriers which prevent attainment of career trajectory. 2. Define and apply professional and transition skills to move from academic to professional environment in order to improve the workforce experience and promotion opportunities. 3. Recognize and engage in engineering stewardship opportunities to build general public knowledge about the field of engineering. 4. Utilize coaching skills developed in class to assist themselves and others in making decisions/taking action.


Restrictions:
May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours

Prerequisites:
GR-PHYS 51500 Requisites

General Requirements:

Student Attribute: GR
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Rule: 1.: PHYS 31000 or 41000 for a total of 1 conditions )
PHYS 31000
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. PHYS 41000
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. End of rule 1.

and
Rule: 2.: PHYS 34200 or 34400 for a total of 1 conditions PHYS 34200
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. PHYS 34400
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. End of rule 2.

and
Rule: 3.: PHYS 36000 or 46000 or 55000 for a total of 1 conditions PHYS 36000
Minimum Grade of D-
May be taken concurrently. PHYS 46000
Minimum Grade of D-
May be taken concurrently. PHYS 55000
Minimum Grade of D-
May be taken concurrently. End of rule 3.

and
Rule: 4.: PHYS 33000 or 43000 for a total of 1 conditions PHYS 33000
Minimum Grade of D-
May be taken concurrently. PHYS 43000
Minimum Grade of D-
May be taken concurrently. End of rule 4.


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