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PHYS 4050 - Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
  
Course last offered 
 :   
Fall 2016/17
Instructor(s)
 :
CHEUNG Sai Kit
No. of credits
 :
3


Teaching Pattern
  • Duration of course: about 13 weeks
  • Lecture hour(s) / tutorial hour(s) / laboratory hour(s) per week: 3 / 1 / 0
 
Content
  • Laws of thermodynamics, entropy, thermodynamic relations, free energy
  • Elementary statistical mechanics: Maxwell-Boltzmann, Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac statistics
  • Elementary transport theory
  • Applications to physical systems
 
Remarks
  • Prerequisite: PHYS 2022

 

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS