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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
FFYS6016 Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics 6 ECTS
Organised by
Physics
Person in charge
Kurt Gloos
Preceding studies
Fysiikan perusopinnot.

Learning outcomes

The aim is to learn about the basic concepts of thermodynamics and statistical physics.

Contents

Energy in thermal physics; the second law, two-state systems, Einstein model of a solid, and ideal gas; entropy and heat; mechanical equilibrium and pressure; thermodynamic identity; diffusive equilibrium and chemical potential; engines and refrigerators; free energy and chemical thermodynamics; Boltzmann statistics; quantum statistics.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 40 h 0 h
Exercises 20 h 0 h

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
English:
Written exam

Exercise bonus

Evaluation

Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

Recommended Year of Study: 2. year (spring).
Time: Periods III and IV.

Study materials

 

Study Material: D. V. Schroeder - An Introduction to Thermal Physics; Punkkinen and Torsti - Statistinen Mekaniikka ja Termodynamiikka (Turun Yliopisto, 1982 and later).

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Pakolliset aineopinnot (Programme of Physical Sciences)
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Fysiikan aineopinnot (Programme of Physical Sciences)
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Fysiikan sivuaineopinnot (Programme of Physical Sciences)
2013–2014
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
DP in Physical Sciences
Finnish Study Modules