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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog
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PHYS 212: Statistical Mechanics

Units: 4

Topics include: General principles of statistical mechanics including microcanonical, macrocanonical and grand canonical ensembles, fluctuations and equilibrium. Thermodynamics including Legendre transforms and Maxwell relations, fluctuations and stability and Landau theory. Quantum statistical mechanics including Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac statistics.

Course Details
Repeatable for Credit: No
Discussion included
Normal Letter Grade only

Requisites and Restrictions
Instructor Permission Required: No

Fall 2019 course scheduling information

Spring 2020 course scheduling information

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