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PHYS 253 Thermal Physics (3 credits)

Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)


Physics : Energy, work, heat; first law. Temperature, entropy; second law. Absolute zero; third law. Equilibrium, equations of state, gases, liquids, solids, magnets; phase transitions.

Terms: Fall 2010

Instructors: Peter H Grutter (Fall)

  • Fall
  • 3 hours lectures
  • Prerequisites: CEGEP physics or PHYS 131, and CEGEP chemistry or CHEM 120.
  • Corequisite: MATH 222
  • Restriction: Not open to students taking or having taken PHYS 232.