Details of PH2202 (Spring 2020)

Level: 4 Type: Theory Credits: 2.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
PH2202 Thermal Physics Arindam Kundagrami

Syllabus
Basic kinetic theory. Thermodynamics: laws, Carnot engines, thermodynamic potentials and their relations. PV diagrams. Phase transitions. Random walk and diffusion.

References


  1. H. B. Callen, Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Thermostatistics, Wiley (1985)

  2. A. M. Glazer and J. C. Wark, Statistical Mechanics : A Survival Guide, Oxford University Press (2001)

  3. D. V. Schroeder, An Introduction to Thermal Physics, Addison-Wesley (1999)


Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 2 Not Allowed
2 IP 4 Not Allowed
3 IP 6 Not Allowed
4 MR 2 Not Allowed
5 MR 4 Not Allowed
6 MS 4 Core
7 RS 1 Not Allowed
8 RS 2 Not Allowed