Thermal Physics

PHY474: Thermal Physics, Fall 2012

Instructor: Miron Kaufman
OFFICE: SI-116, Email:

Class meets on: M and W 4:00-5:50PM in SI-147 or SI-117A.
Prerequisites: MTH181,182,281, PHY241 (or 243 or 243H) ,242 (or 244 or 244H).
Textbook: Callen: Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Thermostatistics; Halliday, Resnick, Walker Fundamentals of Physics part II; Miron Kaufman Thermal Physics Computational Projects
Recomended Books: Schroeder An Introduction to Thermal Physics, Espinola Introduction to Thermophysics, Zemansky and Dittman Heat and Thermodynamics; Morse Thermal Physics; Reif Statistical and Thermal Physics

The final grade is a weighted average of:

Part of the course are 6 computer projects in the Physics Department Computer Lab SI-117A and one lab experiment on the following dates: