PHYS 114. Statistical Physics
The statistical behavior of classical and quantum systems; temperature and entropy; equations of state; engines and refrigerators; statistical basis of thermodynamics; microcanonical, canonical, and grand canonical distributions; phase transitions; statistics of bosons and fermions; black body radiation; electronic and thermal properties of quantum liquids and solids. Offered every Spring.
Prerequisite: Any one of PHYS 111 , PHYS 113 , or PHYS 107 .
Corequisite: PHYS 017 and PHYS 018 .
The student must have either completed or be concurrently enrolled in both PHYS 17 and PHYS 18
Natural sciences and engineering.
Spring 2023. Brown.
Spring 2024. Brown.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy
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