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Statistical and Thermal Physics - PHY3703

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PHY2606 Co-requisite: PHY3702
Purpose: Introduction to statistical methods, Statistical description of systems of particles, Irreversibility and the attainment of equilibrium, Interaction between macroscopic systems, Macroscopic parameters and their measurement, Simple applications of macroscopic thermodynamics, Basic methods and results of statistical mechanics, Simple applications of statistical mechanics, Equilibrium between phases or chemical species.