Statistical Mechanics and Phys. Lab (Adv) (PHYS3990)


This unit covers the same topics as PHYS3090, but with greater depth and some more challenging material.

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Nineteen 1-hour lectures and twelve 4-hour experimental labs.


One 1.5-hour exam, assignments, laboratory reports and presentation (100%).


An Introduction to Thermal Physics, David V. Schroeder

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

An average grade of at least 70 across (PHYS2011 or PHYS2911) and (PHYS2012 or PHYS2912)


PHYS3090 or PHYS3991

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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.