2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

PHYS 309 - Statistical Mechanics


Examines statistical mechanics with applications to physical systems. Topics include ensemble theory, the statistical basis of thermodynamics, quantum statistics, the virial expansion of a classical gas, ideal Bose and Fermi systems, the renormalization group, and fluctuations.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every fall