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    Jan 28, 2022  
American University Catalog 2018-2019 
American University Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS-460 Statistical Mechanics (3)

An introduction to thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, the areas of physics that provide general frameworks for understanding how the macroscopic behaviors of matter and energy emerge from the microscopic properties of atoms, molecules, and other elementary particles or degrees of freedom. Prerequisite: PHYS-351  and MATH-313 .