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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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PHY 2213 - Introduction to Thermodynamics

Credits: 2
A two-credit (one semester) introduction to thermodynamics. Topics include the ideal gas law, the molecular interpretation of temperature, the first law of thermodynamics, the second law of thermodynamics (including a quantitative treatment of entropy), heat transfer, and applications of the laws and relations of thermodynamics to thermal expansion, phase changes, calorimetry, heat engines, and refrigerators.
Prerequisite(s): PHY 2211  and MTH 1218 .