Physics 341


This is an advanced course in the science of heat. Topics include thermometry, heat capacity, conservation of energy, entropy and the second law of thermodynamics, gas laws, thermodynamic potentials, Maxwell relations, phase transitions and critical phenomena. This course is cross-listed with CHE 341; PHY 341 and CHE 341 cannot both be taken for credit. Concurrent (or previous) enrollment in MAT 223 is required. 3 cr. lec.

The course syllabus, homework exercise solutions, and other resources will be available behind the following links in the near future.