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4.9.2.8 Mathematics – Physics and Astronomy Joint Honours Program - Statistical Mechanics
Active as of Fall 2020



Course Code
PHYS 4680  Credits  
Title Statistical Mechanics 
Description Principles of statistical mechanics and their applications. Topics include phase space, Liouville and Poincare theorem, statistical ensembles, entropy, ideal classical gas, photon gas, Fermi gas, Bose-Einstein condensation, models of magnetism, and phase transitions. May not be held with the former PHYS 3680. Prerequisites: (PHYS 2386 or the former PHYS 2380) and PHYS 3670. Pre- or corequisite: PHYS 3496 or PHYS 2490
Faculty/School Science 
Department Physics and Astronomy