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2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PHYS 521 - Thermodynamics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)

Study of the effects of heat and work on gases, liquids, and solids. The equation of state and the first and second laws of thermodynamics are presented with applications to heat engines. An introduction is given to kinetic theory and statistical mechanics. Library readings and reports required.

No duplicate credit for PHYS 521 and PHYS 421.

Prerequisites: PHYS 211; MATH 291.

Lec. 3 Cr. 3

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