Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
College: Arts and Science
Department: Physics and Engin Physics
Calorimetry, thermal expansion, heat transfer and the empirical gas laws. Kinetic theory of gases: specific heats, Boltzmann distribution. Mean free path and transport phenomena. Zeroth, first and second laws of thermodynamics. Entropy and heat engines.
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 252.
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): MATH 224 or MATH 226 or MATH 238.
Note: Students with credit for EP 271 will not receive credit for this course. This course was labeled EP 271 until 2014.
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