PHYSICS 510 - Statistical Physics I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2013
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
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001 (LEC)
9PHYS Grad
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 1491066512
Equilibrium Statistical Physics: with Computer simulations in Python
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