PHY240 MP
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Chap 0: history of MP
Chap 1: First Law of Thermodynamics
Chap 2: Kinetic Theory of Gases
Chap 3: Entropy-2nd Law
Chap4: Special Theory of Relativity
Chap 5: Exp. Basis of QP
Chap 6: Structure of Atom
Chap 7: Wave Properties QMI
Chap 8: Quantum II
Chap 9: Hydrogen and Atomic Physics
Chap 10: Atomic Nucleus
Chap 11:  Particle Physics
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Chapter 2 Kinetic Theory of Gases

    (Chp 21 Serway and Jewett, Lecture Slides, Examples)

  • 21.1 Molecular Model of an Ideal Gas
  • 21.2 Molecular Specific Heat of an Ideal Gas
  • 21.3 Adiabatic Process for an Ideal Gas
  • 21.4 Equipartition of Energy
  • 21.5 Distribution of Molecular Speeds

Chapter 2 Kinetic Theory of Gases (Chp 19 Halliday and Resnick)

 

Assigned Monday Sep 10, 2012

HW2: Serway/Jewett Chapter 21 (page 618): #7, #11, #13, #21

Due Monday Sep 17, 2012

Solutions to Home Work Problems (Solutions by Nick Brown)

 

 

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