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PCS 335

Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Thermodynamics zeroth law and temperature: thermodynamic systems, variables, state equations, thermometry. First law of Thermodynamics: work, heat, phase transformations. Second law of Thermodynamics: irreversible processes, entropy. Kinetic theory of gases. Introduction to statistical mechanics.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs. Tutorial:1 hr.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

(PCS 130 and PCS 623) or (PCS 130 and MTH 380) or (PCS 130 and MTH 304) or (PCS 125 and PCS 211 and MTH 410)

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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