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PHYS 213 - University Physics: Thermal Physics

Last offered Spring 2022

Official Description

First and second laws of thermodynamics including kinetic theory of gases, heat capacity, heat engines, introduction to entropy and statistical mechanics, and introduction to application of free energy and Boltzmann factor. A calculus-based approach for majors in engineering, mathematics, physics and chemistry. Course Information: Credit is not given for both PHYS 213 and PHYS 101. Prerequisite: PHYS 211; credit or concurrent registration in MATH 241. Class Schedule Information: For students in engineering, mathematics, physics and chemistry. Exams are given in the evening (during fall and spring semesters). PHYS 213 meets only during part of the term; check the meeting dates. Register for a lecture (A) section, a discussion (D) section and a laboratory (L) section. Engineering students must obtain a dean's approval to drop this course after the second week of instruction.

Related Faculty

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsA168939LEC20900 - 0950 M W  141 Loomis Laboratory Lucas K. Wagner
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsA268940LEC21000 - 1050 M W  141 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsA368941LEC21100 - 1150 M W  141 Loomis Laboratory Jacob P. Covey
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsD3A68954DIS00800 - 0950 W  222 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsD3B68957DIS00800 - 0950 W  35 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsD3E68958DIS01000 - 1150 W  222 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsD3F68959DIS01000 - 1150 W  35 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsD3J68961DIS01200 - 1350 W  222 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsD3K68962DIS01200 - 1350 W  35 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsD3M68963DIS01400 - 1550 W  222 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsD3N68964DIS01400 - 1550 W  35 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsD3R68965DIS01600 - 1750 W  222 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsD3S68967DIS01600 - 1750 W  35 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsL1A68956LAB00800 - 0950 M  64 Loomis Laboratory Alexey Bezryadin
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsL1E68966LAB01000 - 1150 M  64 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsL3A68996LAB00800 - 0950 W  64 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsL3E68998LAB01000 - 1150 W  64 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsL3J68999LAB01200 - 1350 W  64 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsL3M69000LAB01400 - 1550 W  64 Loomis Laboratory 
Univ Physics: Thermal PhysicsL3R69001LAB01600 - 1750 W  64 Loomis Laboratory