PHYSICS 176.01, Spring 2010

Class Time/Room TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM Physics 154
Instructor(s) Greenside, Henry
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Course DescriptionThermal properties of matter treated using the basic concepts of entropy, temperature, chemical potential, partition function, and free energy. Topics include the laws of thermodynamics, ideal gases, thermal radiation and electrical noise, heat engines, Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein distributions, semiconductor statistics, kinetic theory, and phase transformations. Also taught as Electrical Engineering 176. Instructor: Greenside