PHYSICS 510 - Statistical Physics I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2011
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
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Advisory Prerequisites:
PHYSICS 406 and Graduate standing.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Review of thermodynamics, statistical bases of second law, entropy and irreversibility, equipartition, the Gibbs paradox. Quantum statistics, ideal Fermi gas, ideal Bose gas, Bose-Einstein condensation, phase equilibrium, phase transitions, fluctuations and transport theory.

PHYSICS 510 - Statistical Physics I
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
6PHYS Grad
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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ISBN: 0123821886
Statistical mechanics., Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann 3rd ed.
ISBN: 0691137447
Statistical and thermal physics : with computer applications, Author: Harvey Gould and Jan Tobochnik., Publisher: Princeton University Press 2010
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