Statistical Mechanics and Physics Lab (PHYS3090)
UNIT OF STUDY
The lectures on Statistical Mechanics aim to provide a theoretical foundation for statistical mechanics, including both classical and quantum distributions.
In the Laboratory Classes, students will choose from a range of experiments that aim to give them an appreciation of the analytical, technical and practical skills required to conduct modern experimental work.
Further unit of study information
Nineteen 1-hour lectures and twelve 4-hour experimental labs
One 1.5 hour exam, assignments, laboratory reports and presentation.
An Introduction to Thermal Physics, Daniel V. Schroeder.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
(PHYS2011 or PHYS2911) and (PHYS2012 or PHYS2912), (PHYS2011 or PHYS2911) and (PHYS2012 or PHYS2912), (PHYS2011 or PHYS2911) and (PHYS2012 or PHYS2912)
PHYS3990 or PHYS3991, PHYS3990 or PHYS3991, PHYS3990 or PHYS3991
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.