Thermodynamics is studied from both the classical (macroscopic) and statistical (microscopic) viewpoints with emphasis on statistical thermodynamics. Property relationships, Maxwell relations, partition functions, distribution functions, kinetic theory and the Boltzmann transport equation are discussed. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): (Undergraduate level ME 3320 Minimum Grade of D or Graduate level ME 5320 Minimum Grade of D) or (Undergraduate level ME 3750 Minimum Grade of D or Graduate level ME 5750 Minimum Grade of D)
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: College of Egr & Computer Sci.